Enable or disable FxCop Code Analysis solution wide in Visual Studio Package Manager Console

I really like FxCop. But in a debugging session it can be useful to save time by temporarily disabling the code analysis. Sadly there is no *global switch* to turn it off and on again. So here is my approach: Create a new text file in the directory "C:\Users\{your user}\Documents\WindowsPowerShell"... [More]

Batch processing Visual Studio ProjectItems with the Nuget Package Management Powershell Console

Today I helped a customer to minify and bundle a bunch of JavaScript files. We used WebGrease triggered from MsBuild to do the job. The next thing to do is changing the BuildAction property on all non-bundled-and-minified JavaScript files so that only minified and bundled files are published. Here i... [More]

How not to do support: eBay

As a software developer I know software can contain or contains bugs – that is very likely. I accept that. Looking at the (german) ebay support site they do not. There are quite a few *know issues* around buying or selling as well as a searchable *knowledgebase*. But there is no way to tell them if... [More]