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As promised, here are the slides from the Better Unit Tests through Design Patterns: Repository, Adapter, Mocks, and more… talk that I did this week at VSLive Orlando 2015. Here’s the abstract: You’re sold on unit testing. You’re even doing “test first” development – but there are always those nagging questions. How do…(Read More)


As promised, here are the slides and code samples from the Real World SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) talk that I did this week at VSLive Orlando 2015. Here’s the abstract: SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) help you manage your database schemas and let you do it under source control.  Great.  Got it.  But…(Read More)


As promised, here are the slides from the Better Unit Tests through Design Patterns: Repository, Adapter, Mocks, and more… talk that I did yesterday at VSLive San Francisco 2015. Here’s the abstract: You’re sold on unit testing. You’re even doing “test first” development – but there are always those nagging questions. How do…(Read More)


As promised, here are the slides and code samples from my Load Testing ASP.NET & WebAPI with Visual Studio 2013 talk that I did today at VSLive San Francisco 2015. Here’s the abstract: It’s a common problem: you’re getting close to when you’re supposed to deploy your new ASP.NET…(Read More)


With the recent release of Team Foundation Server 2013 Update 2 and Visual Studio 2013 Update 2, it was time to do an update on my Team Foundation Server 2013 Install Guide. In addition to adding information about installing TFS2013 Update 2, I’ve also added walk-throughs for Installing SQL Server 2014 for TFS2013…(Read More)


Like a lot of people in the Microsoft world, I’m still working to *really* wrap my brain around Git.  I’ve been using centralized version control systems like SourceSafe and Team Foundation Server Version Control (TFVC) for my entire career.  Centralized version control is what I know and it’s what makes sense to…(Read More)


I spoke at Microsoft TechEd 2014 in Houston, TX last week.  One of the talks I did was on using Team Foundation Server 2013 (TFS2013) and Microsoft Test Manager 2013 (MTM 2013) to test your software.  Specifically, how do you perform your tests and track your testing efforts so that you know that your application…(Read More)


I spoke at TechEd 2014 last week and here are the slides, the pdf of the slides, code samples, and the link to the video from my unit testing & Microsoft Fakes talk. Zero to Hero: Untested to Tested with Microsoft Fakes Using Visual Studio You’ve got an application with no tests. Trust me…(Read More)