June 2014 Entries

Tournr

A little while ago (2 months and 12 days to be precise) I launched my project I’ve been making for a while now: Tournr. I have the usual Facebook page (please like!), twitter account and even a blog for the features / tips etc. So this post is really to first introduce the readers of this blog to Tournr, but also as I’d like to post about the design decisions I’ve made here, anyhews, I’ll get on to that later. Briefly Tournr is a site to help organisers run competitions, long term it’ll do loads, ......

BrowserStack Visual Studio 2013 Extension

TIP: Using VS2015? I've got you covered!So, if you download the extension from Visual Studio Gallery (here) you’ll find it won’t install into VS 2013, but it’s easy to fix. Open up your downloaded file using your preferred zip solution (7zip in my case), edit the extension.vsixmanifest file, and change the following lines from: <Installation InstalledByMsi="false" AllUsers="true"> <InstallationTarget Version="11.0" Id="Microsoft.VisualStudio.... /> <InstallationTarget Version="11.0" ......

Neo4jClient with LinqPad

Quite often I want to just try out some code, usually useful when answering a question on StackOverflow, but typically these don’t require a full solution, and it’s a bit heavy handed to whip out Visual Studio for a simple create / match query, so what about LinqPad? One of the most awesome tools for a .NET developer (if you haven’t got it, you should get it). I’m going to assume a few things here: You have got Neo4j running and know the url (if you’ve changed it) You have downloaded and installed ......