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Katacoda

For the last few weeks, I have been learning docker. The start with new technologies was, as usual, easy for the basics and fairly difficult for the more advanced stuff. On some stage, I found KataCoda. The service motto is: Learn new technologies using real environments right in your browser.

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HTSMP - Tooling

This post is a part of How To Ship Maintainable Product series

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NDepend VSTS Extension

NDepend was recently released as VSTS Extension. Before that it was available as separate application. It was (and still is) to run it as task on CI server (eg. TeamCity)

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New things in NDepend 2017.0.1

"TD" abbreviation for Technical Debt term

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CodeWatch 1.0 released

Few days ago I decided to release my CodeWatch library. It's the first version to show the concept.

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MSMQ Viewer (Mqueue)

Working with MSMQ can be hard. Windows does not provide a tool to generated or edit messages on the queue. There are plenty of tools that can do that for you. Especially I like Mqueue Viewer

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dotPeek - Free .NET decompiler available in EAP

Today I've received an email from JetBrains with short information saying that an alternative to ReflectorPro is available! Since Reflector since version 7 will be not free any more I was looking here and there for some alternatives... Few weeks ago I've been looking at ILSpy, but it doesn't fit my needs. I find it little bit hard to use. Today I've started to test dotPeek and I'm pretty impressed with the tool.

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Evolus Pencil - free mockup tool

On the market there is number of Mockup tools. All of them are providing similar functionality. Some allow import external graphics or exporting to pdf files out of the box. But for my needs all those additional features are not necessary. The most important factor is that the tool should provide standard mock-up functionality and by relatively cheap or freeware ;). That's why I was looking for tool that will meet that criteria:

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SnippetCompiler

SnippetCompiler is another useful tool for C# developers. Is quite similar to FastSharp. Both allow you to write and compile sample code very quickly. SnippetCompiler has IntelliSense support (missing in Fast Sharp), that gives benefits. Unfortunately, last version is from year 2008... supports .NET up to 3.5....

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Fast Sharp - geek's text-editor

Fast Sharp is intended to be simple text editor with possibility of running C#/VB/F# code. Everything You enter in text editor is wrapped into a method and compiled on the fly. Results are displayed in output box on the bottom of the editor.

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