Eric Williams

DotNetZero vNext

I've been working on a new version of dotnetzero (formerly psakezero). This v2 version has a number of changes that were fun to build.

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Large refactoring into smaller PowerShell functions

I'm trying out an approach that takes each PowerShell function and places them into their own file. This was for a couple of reasons. One was . . .

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January 09, 2018


Visual Studio Team Services Command Line Interface

In a previous post I did a brief tour of parsing command line arguments for your .NET console applications using the new CommandLineUtils package from Microsoft.

As a command line junkie of sorts and a big fan of the Hub project from GitHub I was looking for a quick way to status information from my current VSTS projects. Things like CICD . . .

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July 12, 2017

Building a Solution with dotnet cli nuget templates

If we move past the previous post thing I think we end up on a little 's' series for which I walked though some uses of dotnet new:

With the last post ending up having a reusable solution template but it was living on the file system. This might be . . .

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February 21, 2017

Building a Solution with dotnet cli templates

In a previous post I showed an example of using dotnet cli commands to create a sample web solution with a web project that has dependencies on models and services projects and a test project that also is in the mix. I personally think that is super useful and I can think of scenarios where I will be using that. Another scenario is where you . . .

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February 20, 2017

Building a Solution with dotnet cli

The latest version of the dotnet cli is offering some nice features for getting a .NET software solution started. This can enable scenarios where you want to start a project off with some guide rails on where you want your team to put things. Instructions for installing are here

The simple example to talk about it dotnet new mvc which will . . .

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February 11, 2017