Out of the box Visual Studio is incredibly feature complete, but it’s also extremely extensible and customizable.  Depending on what you do and how you work, you might not even know how much easier and/or more pleasant developing can be with Visual Studio customized to you.  So, let’s take a look at some of my must-have […]

Wireshark and other network sniffing tools may easily capture traffic as long as it enters or exits a physical network adapter, but Windows will prevent you from capturing network packets that loop back to and from the localhost. There are a few workarounds that involve routing traffic out to the gateway and back, using RawCap to write […]

I’ve been enjoying Cmder and Posh-Git to improve the frequency and ease of Git commits between changes in Visual Studio, but recently I wanted to add the convenience of the Developer Command Prompt. Among other things, the Developer Command Prompt brings MSBuild, GacUtil, and Ildasm into the environment path. Here’s how to set it up: Install […]

I’ve been using Git for my personal projects and we’ve recently started using it here at AppRiver. Since I am the sole developer on my pet projects, my workflow would be to commit directly to master or make a branch from time to time. All my interactions are through the command line and everything is pretty […]