Using VSCode as your git editor

I noticed that the latest revisions of the git installer was showing VSCode as an option to be the git editor. This means for features where you have to work with a commit message or a rebase todo you can use VS Code to do your task.

To enable this all you have to do is add a line under your [core] node so that you have the . . .

January 25, 2018

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 . . .

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 . . .

February 20, 2017

Using VS Code as a git diff tool

As Visual Studio Code continues to evolve there are some command line switches that make it even more interesting to use.

By issuing /path/to/vscode sourcefile destinationfile --diff you can have VS Code display a visual file diff. On its own that is somewhat useful if you have to files in different locations you want to diff.

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February 13, 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 . . .