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Commercial support for the C# 3.0/4.0 Coding Guidelines

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A few weeks ago I had a chat with Paul Jansen, CEO of a small Eindhoven-based company named Tiobe. You might indirectly know Tiobe for its programming language index and their commercial code checker ClockSharp. But they have also been hosting a C# Coding Standard I co-wrote for Philips Medical S...

September 13, 2010

The AI of ReSharper

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I was just typing this… …when ReSharper 5 suggested its “Loop can be converted into LINQ-expression”: <p>You gotta love this!</p>

September 2, 2010

Fluent Assertions 1.2.3 released

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After a week of testing in some of our projects, it is time to remove the beta marker from release 1.2.3 of our fluent assertion framework, Fluent Assertions. It’s just a small release, as was the previous one, but it still adds some nice additions requested by the community. This is the official...

August 27, 2010

ALM Practices Part 11: Modeling the business domain using Domain Models

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What is it? A domain model is typically depicted by a UML class diagram in which the classes and associations represent the business concepts and the relationships between them. Although you can use a piece of paper to draw up a domain model, in most cases a UML case tool is better suited for t...

August 25, 2010

ALM Practices Part 10: Work Item Tracking

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What is it? Using Team Foundation Server’s User Story, Task and Bug work item types as the central unit of work for all the activities done within a project. Why would you do it? Because it adds traceability between the functional requirements and the way these requirements have been realized ...

August 10, 2010