Assembly binding redirects for the fail

Saturday, December 02 2017 good-samaritan

Adding a new feature to a personal project, I ran into an odd case where the unit tests weren’t running correctly. It took me hours to find the source of the problem, so I figured I’d share the result.

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Sharpen The Saw #22

Monday, December 04 2017 sharpen-the-saw

In this episode from November 2016: What developers should really care about; the first release candidate for Visual Studio 2017; Writing unethical or illegal code; Emptying ATMs of their cash; things programmers say; and what dialup modem noises mean.

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The curious case of the test that wouldn't run

Saturday, December 09 2017 testing

The first symptom I noticed was when some of my unit tests wouldn’t run inside Visual Studio 2017. This wasn’t a simple case where a particular test failed, rather the problem was that the test wouldn’t run at all.

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Sharpen The Saw #23

Monday, December 11 2017 sharpen-the-saw

In this episode from January 2017: Rubber duck problem solving; reformatting SQL queries; a pre-flight checklist for presentations; how to reduce the odds of identity theft; speaker extraordinaire, James Whittaker; and why you will fail to have a great career.

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