Category Archives: Version Control

Alternative to Solution Items/Folders

Solution items/folders are ubiquitous in the Visual Studio world. Open any given VS solution and chances are, you’ll see some floating around. Solution items are files which don’t logically belong inside a project. Solution folders are virtual directories which can be used to impose … Continue reading

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NuGet issues with Nested Solutions / Branches

NuGet is a decent tool if you use it in exactly the way Microsoft envisages… but unfortunately, like many products/frameworks in their ecosystem, it suffers from Microsoft Tunnel Vision™. At work, I’m attempting to properly solve a problem which has been … Continue reading

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TFS Pending Changes – Ignoring Files which are Identical to the Originals

Since posting about TFS a few weeks ago, I noticed I’ve received a lot of Google traffic in relation to a specific TFS annoyance I mentioned; the fact that when you view pending changes or check in files for a … Continue reading

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Migrating an SVN Repository to GIT

Well, it’s been a week since my last post and it seems I’m writing about version control again, but this time with a more positive spin on things. SVN has served me well over the past couple of years but … Continue reading

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My Take on TFS

So, for the past couple of months at work, I’ve been living in Microsoft land doing SharePoint /ASP .NET web development. Now I’m not some blind Linux evangelist bemoaning the fact that I’m tethered to a large Microsoft stack during … Continue reading

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