When working on Sitecore and deploying modules to a Sitecore site we only want to deploy artifacts that are ours and not from Sitecore. This way we want to keep the deployment packages clean and fast. To manage the contents and behaviors of deployment packages we can use a wpp.targets file. The project setup We use Unicorn to serialize […]
NuGet, the package manager that is widely used in Visual Studio, has a lot of features that are really nice to use. However some things can be challenging. For example creating a NuGet package. It looks quite simple if you read the documentation on NuGet.org. Creating this in an automated process has some obstacles, like […]
Everyone collects utilities, and most folks have a list of a few that they feel are indispensable. Here’s mine. Each has a distinct purpose, and I probably touch each at least a few times a week. This list is all about Visual Studio 2010 extensions.
Working on SharePoint you see and use a lot of GUIDs. Creating them can be done by using guidgen.exe. When you just need a few it works just fine. But I need a lot and I like my keyboard. So I wanted a shortcut key to generate GUID. This is how I did do it. […]
The layer diagram in the architecture tools for Visual Studio is a new type of diagram that allow you to describe the “logical” architecture of your application. Your code can be organized into different “layers”, allowing a better understanding of what objects perform what tasks. Layer diagrams can also be incorporated into the automated build […]