• .NET

    Are Roaming Settings Coming in Visual Studio vNext?

    Visual Studio Settings in the Cloud is the star feature of the Q3 2012 release of JustCode, and it appears that Microsoft has taken notice. The Microsoft Visual Studio Core IDE Team kicked off the New Year with a survey to gain community input on a feature called "roaming settings".
    January 04, 2013
  • .NET

    Are You a Developer Who Survived the Apocalypse

    Make Some Resolutions! Surviving three apocalypses in two years was so exhausting that I managed to miss three others. We supposedly have five more years before the next, but I fully expect a hipster apocalypse or zombie uprising before then. It may even be the same event if a nefarious person discovers NSA back doors in Apple products. 
    January 03, 2013
  • .NET

    Mocking Property Getters and Setters

    In typical unit testing scenarios, mocking property getters and setters isn't high on the list of areas of concern. Where it usually comes into play is when an entity’s properties’ values (or the act of setting them) are part of the scaffolding, or behavior for the system under test.
    December 27, 2012
  • .NET

    Filtering JustTrace Snapshot Data

    In a profiling session lasting only a few minutes, the profiled application may perform millions of operations. The following image shows that in less than two minutes, the program called three property assessors over 10 million times each.
    December 18, 2012
  • .NET

    Mocking Constructors with JustMock

    In .NET there are two types of constructors, instance constructors and static constructors. Instance constructors are called when objects are instantiated, while static constructors get called before any member of the class is invoked for the first time.
    December 13, 2012