Tag: Quick Tip

Allow Visual Studio to Recommend NuGet Packages

I first saw this on Scott Hanselman’s blog the other day and wanted to share the tip. Additional details can be found from his blog here. Please note that this feature is only available on Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 and up. Steps to Enable: 1. Launch Visual Studio 2017 2. Select Tools > Options…
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Easily Take Your ASP.Net Application Offline

If you need to take your application offline, simply add a file named “app_offline.htm” to the root directory of your application. This will cause any future requests to be rerouted to this page as handled through IIS. This functionality is available from ASP.Net 2.0 and forward.

Setup TeamCity for a Specific Build Agent

If you ever run into a scenario where you need to run your TeamCity build configuration step against a particular build agent there is a simple solution for you built right into TeamCity. 1. Navigate to your build configuration step by either selecting it from the Overview page or selecting your project, and then the…
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