Avoiding side effects when traversing an IVsHierarchy in Visual Studio

There was a bug filed against Chutzpah reporting that Chutzpah’s Visual Studio extension was causing database connection error popup. I was surprised by this since all Chutzpah really does is traverse the project hierarchy and I wasn’t sure how this could result in that error. After digging in and searching online a bit I found…

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Chutzpah 2.0 Released

Chutzpah 2.0 is now available. This release contains many new and hopefully exciting changes. You can enjoy the new bits from CodePlex, NuGet or go to the Visual Studio Gallery to get the updated Visual Studio Context Menu Extension  and Unit … Continue reading →

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Chutzpah test adapter for Visual Studio 11 Beta

Visual Studio 11 Beta was released today and one of the many cool new features is the Unit Test Explorer. The Unit Test Explorer functions using a plugin model where it scans for test adapters and uses them to find … Continue reading →

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The problem with the EnvDTE ItemOperations.NewFile method

During my work on the latest version of the Snippet Designer I was struggling with solving an issue with the EnvDTE method ItemOperations.NewFile. The purpose of the NewFile method is to create a new file in the same manner as … Continue reading →

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OpenWithTest 0.4 Released

OpenWithTest 0.4 has been release on the Visual Studio Gallery. If you already have it installed you should get an update in your extension manager. Release Notes Added an OpenWithTest toolbar button. This button allows you to quickly enable and … Continue reading →

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OpenWithTest released on Visual Studio Gallery

Download Either download from the extension manager by searching OpenWithTest or go to the project page here. Summary Open with Test is a Visual Studio extension which serves one simple task: To always open your test files and implementation files together. Details When writing unit tested applications (especially while practicing TDD) you will often open…

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Snippet Designer 1.3 Released!

I just released Snippet Designer 1.3. CodePlex Page: http://snippetdesigner.codeplex.com/ Visual Studio Gallery Page: http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/B08B0375-139E-41D7-AF9B-FAEE50F68392 The key features of this release are support for HTML/ASP.NET, JavaScript and SQL snippets and a much improved snippet searching experience. If you already have it installed for Visual Studio 2010 you will get an update in your extension manager for…

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Snippet Designer 1.2 Beta Release with Visual Studio 2010 Support

Yesterday I released Snippet Designer 1.2 Beta. Codeplex Page: http://snippetdesigner.codeplex.com/ Visual Studio Gallery Page: http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/B08B0375-139E-41D7-AF9B-FAEE50F68392 This release contains several bug fixes but more importantly it now includes support for Visual Studio 2010. I am super excited for this since now you can install the Snippet Designer from inside of Visual Studio using the new extension…

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My xUnit.net Visual Studio Code Snippets

The xUnit .Net codeplex page lists one useful Visual Studio code snippet for creating a Fact.  As you can tell I am fairly fond of code snippets so I created a few more which I use when writing xUnit.net facts. These are one line snippets that I find very convenient when writing my assertions. Below…

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Snippet Designer 1.1 Released

I just released Snippet Designer 1.1.  This is not a major release but just some bug fixes and often requested changes to make the snippet designer more useful.   Some of the most notable changes are: Languages Service are turned OFF by default now.  Since I was unable to figure out a way to host…

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