Monthly Archives: August 2013

Build server woes: can’t resolve System.Net.Http 2.0 I got the infamous (but badly documented) “<dependency.dll> could not be resolved because it has an indirect dependency on the framework assembly “System.Net.Http, Version=2.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a” which could not be resolved in the currently … Continue reading

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Get Jenkins building .NET 4.5 projects Saved me a bunch of time after someone unexpectedly updated to .NET 4.5 on the build server at work. It worked fine until a project was created for a solution that targets 4.5, then … Continue reading

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Bad programmer! Bad!

If you find yourself regularly making comments in your code like this: Please stop. If you think this is helpful and you’re planning to continue writing them in the future, at least strongly consider doing harm to yourself. Sincerely, -Every programmer … Continue reading

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Don’t put static members on generic classes…unless you mean to!

This bears repeating even if you’ve heard it before, but static members don’t *appear* to behave like regular static members when they’re located on a generic class. This is usually a result of the developer’s lack of understanding of how … Continue reading

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The best laid plans…

I recently read a web comic (which I can’t find now) that showed how most blogs look like mine–a series of posts about the intention to post more (or at all) in the future 🙂 Well, I just had a … Continue reading

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