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Important Notice to Microsoft Tag Customers

Email From Microsoft Important Notice to our Microsoft Tag Customers To our valued Microsoft Tag Customer, This August 19, 2013 notice is to inform you that the Microsoft Tag service will terminate in two years, on August 19, 2015.  We are providing this two year termination notice in accordance with our Terms of Use for […]


New site location

I am moving back to a hosted blog so that I can adventure more with the azure tools and features and not worry about my blog switching off.   You can find any new content on the new site


Visual Studio 2013 Preview Update

There is an update for the preview of Visual Studio 2013, this was release a couple days ago. There are 2 ways to get the update. The first look at the notifications in VS The other way is to browse to Microsoft Download Center using the link below  Once you have downloaded the exe […]


Persisting Modern UI for WPF styles

About 2 weeks ago I blogged about Creating a Modern UI for WPF, the template by default doesn’t persist styles selected in the settings menu through application launches. So I’m going to give you the steps required to make this feature happen to complete feel of the template . First follow all the steps in the previous […]


Creating a Modern UI for WPF

Today I’m going to help you create a modern UI for WPF, this is an extremely difficult process that requires hours of dedicated time . First you will need to download and install the Visual Studio addin from Visual Gallery here. Then follow the steps below. File > New > Project Select the template ‘Modern […]


vstest.executionengine.x86.exe – Not Closing

Hi I was getting errors that assemblies where being locked and when trying to delete them it indicated that vstest.executionengine.x86.exe had the assemblies open, for a while I was just killing the process and then running the next test run but today the TFS Build server starting giving the same issues. After some digging I […]