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Joining Microsoft

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It's been over 7 years since I joined RealDolmen, one of Belgium's larger consultancy firms. I got to meet many interesting folks and had a wide variation in...


Using MyGet as a OneGet package source

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At the Build conference, Microsoft announced the Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview which includes Windows PowerShell 5.0, updates to the PowerShell IS...


Awarded MVP Visual Studio ALM

less than 1 minute read

I was quite thrilled and surprised yesterday to receive an email notification with the subject "Congratulations 2013 Microsoft MVP!".

Install-NuSpec with IntelliSense

less than 1 minute read

If you have quite a few projects you want to get out on NuGet for the first time, it can be a little confusing to find a good starting point. My recommendati...

Warm Crocodile Conference slides

less than 1 minute read

I'm really happy I got the opportunity to talk at the Danish Warm Crocodile Conference this week. I loved the enthousiasm and interactivity with the audience...

Team Foundation Services Binaries folder

2 minute read

In order to add some custom post-build steps to a TFS Build process, it usually comes in handy - might sound as a surprise - to get a hold on the produced ou...

Exit 2012, Enter 2013

2 minute read

I'm usually not the guy who spends too much time looking at the past, but 2012 has been so much fun I can't resist the temptation of summing up what I've enj...


Install-Package NuSpec

1 minute read

If you are like me and regularly produce NuGet packages, then you often deal with NuSpec files. I always found it annoying that I had to leave my Visual Stud...

NuGet $version$ token explained

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Many questions related to creating NuGet packages are related to versioning. One question in particular I’d like to discuss here because it’s easier to poin...

Hidden gem: the NuGet package manifest XSD

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If you are automating the creation of NuGet packages (through CI for instance), you most likely touched a .nuspec file somehow. The .nuspec file is an XML fi...

Slides for UGIALT.NET - NuGet

less than 1 minute read

Whilst I've been sharing this wonderful EasyJet experience with Maarten Balliauw (flight delayed for 4hrs because they had to fly in a new plane with spare p...


An overview of the NuGet ecosystem

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Many people are starting to realize what an awesome tool NuGet really is. If you don't believe me, just take a look the statistics. Looking at the NuGet ecos...

A word on using and abusing NuGet

3 minute read

One thing I really like about using NuGet is the fact that it creates a window of opportunities: you can use it in different ways, you can abuse it in differ...

Silverlight Advanced ToolTips v2.2.0 released

less than 1 minute read

This release mainly contains bugfixes for issues reported by users of the library (and a big thanks to all those who even bothered supplying me with a patch!...

Announcing MyGet: NuGet-as-a-Service

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Ever since the announcement of NuGet I've been intrigued by the potential it could bring to enterprises building software on the .NET platform (one could cal...