Basta 2015

It felt great to be and speak at Basta! again. Thanks to the organization and the audience.Here are my slides and samples:Defensive programming, resilience patterns & antifragility [More]

Network 2015, UA

It had been ten years ago, since I was the last time in the Ukraine. Back then in Kiew I held an architects workshop together with Michael teaching Service Oriented Architectures with the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Windows Workflow (WF). I can remember t... [More]

.NET Framework 4.6 Release

The new framework version is out. As with every new release it seems to me that the search indexes on Microsoft downloads have not been rebuilt yet. So I abuse this blog post and note the download links to myself…Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 (Offline Installer) for Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, ... [More]

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]