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Entity Framework part 3: Testing the DbContext

In the previous episode we saw how to map our complex models in a database using Entity Framework and we were left with the question of how to test our mappings and our model context. We will quickly go through those scenarios now. Integration Testing Integration tests are a particular type of tests which are […]

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Using Vagrant with Chocolatey and Puppet to spin up virtual machines

In this article I would like to walk through my process in setting up a Vagrant ready Virtual Machine with a Windows guest, that I intend to use as a developer machine for my team. First of all let’s have a look at what Vagrant is and what problems is intended to resolve. Vagrant Vagrant […]

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Build and deploy .NET projects with Rake and Albacore

Hello. I wanted to share with you a small rake script that I use to build and deploy my .NET projects, be they web sites or simple DLLs that need consistent versioning and trackability in the wild. If you don’t know rake, it is a task oriented ruby gem that allows to do a lot […]

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