If you are using JSON.NET with interfaces or abstract classes and try to deserialize it you might know the lovely 'Type is an interface or abstract class and cannot be instantiated.'-exception. Let's try to fix this...
Posted on 30 Mar 2015 by robert.muehsig
Unit Testing is great, but mocking the result of each 3rd party call can be a pain. Why not embedding actual real world test data inside your test data and keep you sane?
Posted on 03 Mar 2015 by robert.muehsig
After building should be the next priority to run tests (which we all have, right?). So how can I run xUnit tests with FAKE?
Posted on 24 Feb 2015 by robert.muehsig
I was looking for a alternative to pure MSBuild and heard of FAKE, which stands for 'F# Make - A DSL for build tasks.'. See how to get stuff running (... building...) even if you don't know anything about F# (like me).
Posted on 23 Feb 2015 by robert.muehsig
If you are working with the (very very old) ESENT Database and you are looking for a simple tool to get a look at the raw data ESENTWorkbench might be interesting for you.
Posted on 22 Feb 2015 by robert.muehsig
If you are in Berlin around the date 21.-22. March you can attend a pretty nice conference.
Posted on 17 Feb 2015 by robert.muehsig
What is YAML and how to serialize and deserialize stuff with YamlDotNet.
Posted on 09 Feb 2015 by robert.muehsig
How to get the beloved Icon-Font inside your WPF App.
Posted on 07 Jan 2015 by robert.muehsig
After a long time with two different Wordpress installations we are finally on completely on GitHub Pages.
Posted on 24 Dec 2014 by robert.muehsig
Getting started with the LiveSDK basics: Authentication & Load Profile Data from the given Microsoft Account.
Posted on 09 Dec 2014 by robert.muehsig
Continuous Deployment is a pretty simple, but very helpful tool in your toolbox and the first steps can be achieved very easily with pure MSBuild. This works great with TFS or any other Build System.
Posted on 04 Dec 2014 by robert.muehsig
If you are developer - like me - you might already using Bootstrap, but what if you need to change some colors or font-families? Here are some tools that I have found.
Posted on 18 Nov 2014 by robert.muehsig
The setup for WebDeploy can be rough and if you want to use WebDeploy as a Non-Admin / pure IIS User it can be even harder. I'll show you how to get things running.
Posted on 25 Oct 2014 by robert.muehsig
Microsoft published a free eBook about WinJS development for Windows Store Apps and some other nice material about WinJS. If you are looking for an alternative to XAML this might be interesting for you.
Posted on 23 Oct 2014 by robert.muehsig
If you ever wanted to take a closer look at a Game Engine OpenRA is a pretty awesome example and brings back old memories.
Posted on 15 Oct 2014 by robert.muehsig
Assembly.GetCallingAssembly() can be dangerous, so be aware if you use it.
Posted on 05 Oct 2014 by robert.muehsig
Posted on 29 Sep 2014 by CI Team
Instead of using Twitters proprietary meta tags just use OpenGraph
Posted on 17 Sep 2014 by robert.muehsig
TL;DR Normal Wordpress Export and convert this via wpXml2Jekyll to Markdown. Fixed URLs & co. via Notepad++ and copied files. Commit do GitHub. Done. But its a bit harder to get things running on Windows.
Posted on 13 Sep 2014 by robert.muehsig
Ever needed a strongly typed representation of your XML or JSON content? Visual Studio 2013 comes with a handy feature.
Posted on 08 Sep 2014 by robert.muehsig