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My cool code snippet
I submitted this to the Resharper cool code snippet competition and thought I would share it with everyone else, including why it’s cool! [Test] public void $METHOD$_$SCENARIO$_$EXPECT... { $END$ } I’ve been doing a lot of TDD lately and I am constantly writing new tests. So my number one snippet is one that creates a simple test. I’ve tweaked this template a lot, it started out with a simple test template with only one editable occurance for a name. In “The Art of Unit Testing,” Roy Osherove ......

Posted On Friday, August 21, 2009 11:06 PM

Outlook 2010 + Google Cal Sync hack
So yeah Google Cal Sync doesn’t work with Outlook 2010 Preview, but I found a way to get it to jive. I edited Outlook.exe in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14 using Notepad++ with the Hex-Editor plugin. At assembly location 0x000c09b2, I changed the value to 0x32, in the ascii dump. It originally read (14.0.0 and now reads (12.0.0 Good luck, I have no idea what this might break, I hope it is just the outlook version that the add in manager reports to add ins :). I have successfully synced ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 5, 2009 8:58 PM

Ling2Sql custom mapping gotcha with entity base class
If you are doing custom Linq to Sql mappings, it currently doesn’t support having your own base Entity class that you extend all your entities from. I found out the hard way through painful debugging. However, it seems if you do this with the version of .net 3.5 sp1 on the Win 7 RC it will work, so this may not be a bug forever!

Posted On Tuesday, August 4, 2009 12:58 PM

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