Thursday, 31 January 2013

About the bad highlighting...

This is quite an old blog, 3 or 4 years old actually, so the design, the highlighting... it's all dated.

I am currently working on a new blog which will be hosted over at my personal website, which will be much fancier and easier to use, interact and read from. Everything will be migrated over with links preserved though.

Update: new blog is now live over at and the highlighting is much nicer!

Connecting to SQL over TCP/IP with Entity Framework

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Regular Expression Tester Extension

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Visual Studio Tools for Git

Visual Studio now has an extension to let you work with Git right from within Visual Studio. It looks pretty awesome and I can't wait to try it out. Once I get it to work.
"The Visual Studio Tools for Git is an extension for Team Explorer that provides source control integration for Git.  This extension enables integration with any local Git repository, and it provides tools to work with third party hosted Git repositories. The extension also enables the use of Team Foundation Service hosted Git projects."
For a preview of what is available, check out the video here:

Get it here, Visual Studio Tools for Git:

Visual Studio 2012 Update 1:
Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 CTP 2:

(Note: it may not work unless you've update your Visual Studio 2012. I've yet to get it to actually work, but if you can't, there is always this community version:

Thursday, 24 January 2013