PhilMurray - Visual Studio Achievements

PhilMurray PhilMurray
149 points
  • Completed
    • A solution takes 10 minutes to compile. Dag, that's one enormous solution!
      Dec 18, 2013 at 5:07 AM UTC-08:00
    • Load custom Visual Studio settings. I swear, they never get the default settings right.
      Aug 08, 2013 at 6:46 AM UTC-07:00
    • Suspicious (10 points)
      Use 5 preprocessor directives. Compiler commands -- aren't you fancy!
      Aug 08, 2013 at 6:42 AM UTC-07:00
    • Go To Hell (0 points)
      Use of the goto keyword. Um, I heard it was a best practice that you weren't supposed to do that anymore.
      Aug 08, 2013 at 6:04 AM UTC-07:00
    • Save A Tree (5 points)
      Print source code. My boss told me to. I swear!
      Aug 08, 2013 at 6:00 AM UTC-07:00
    • Do a profiling session. Can be earned in Javascript, C#, C++ and VB. Learn more about profiling.
      Jul 03, 2013 at 7:04 AM UTC-07:00
    • Use of asynchronous programming patterns. Can be earned in Javascript, C# and VB. Learn more about asynchronous programming in Javascript. Learn more about asynchronous programming in .NET.
      Jun 18, 2013 at 6:48 AM UTC-07:00
    • Magic Numbers (0 points)
      Write a enum with 30 fields. Who needs numbers when you've got words! Uses FxCop
      Mar 05, 2013 at 2:36 AM UTC-08:00
    • Used 'Organize Usings' 50 times. Unused usings are evil!
      Feb 01, 2013 at 3:18 AM UTC-08:00
    • BRAVE NEW WORLD (10 points)
      Run Visual Studio 2012 on Windows 8. Welcome to the future. Learn more.
      Nov 02, 2012 at 5:06 PM UTC-07:00
    • Lonely (5 points)
      Code on a Friday or Saturday night. Coding? Tonight? Ouch.
      Nov 02, 2012 at 4:35 PM UTC-07:00
    • Equal Opportunist (10 points)
      Write a class with public, private, protected and internal members. It's all about scope. Uses FxCop
      Jul 30, 2012 at 12:59 AM UTC-07:00
    • Overload (0 points)
      More than 10 overloads of a method. You could go with this or you could go with that. Uses FxCop
      Jul 27, 2012 at 12:53 AM UTC-07:00
    • Write a single line of 300 characters long. Who needs carriage returns? Uses FxCop
      Jul 26, 2012 at 4:13 AM UTC-07:00
    • Field Master (0 points)
      Have 100 fields in a single class. Gnarly! Uses FxCop
      Jul 26, 2012 at 3:59 AM UTC-07:00
    • Localization Guru (10 points)
      Have 1000 localized values. Nice localization work!
      Jul 26, 2012 at 3:59 AM UTC-07:00
    • Add 10 regions to a class. Your code is so readable, if I only didn't have to keep collapsing and expanding!
      Apr 24, 2012 at 8:18 AM UTC-07:00
    • Install 10 extensions to Visual Studio. How can you find anything on a menu?
      Mar 28, 2012 at 2:18 AM UTC-07:00
    • Invoke the 'Close All But This' menu option 10 times. I mean, who invented those damn tabs anyway?
      Mar 21, 2012 at 8:48 AM UTC-07:00
    • The Explorer (5 points)
      Start a debug session using step into (F11) more than 10 times. Ah, the power of F11. Every coder's best friend.
      Jan 31, 2012 at 3:04 AM UTC-08:00
    • Casual Observer (5 points)
      Start a debug session using step over (F10) more than 10 times. I thank the debugger every day.
      Jan 25, 2012 at 2:25 AM UTC-08:00
    • Reference 25 assemblies. Hey, why should you write it if someone else already did?
      Jan 24, 2012 at 4:05 AM UTC-08:00
    • Install 5 extensions to Visual Studio. Extensibility rocks!
      Jan 24, 2012 at 3:57 AM UTC-08:00
    • Have 10 breakpoints in a file.Where's that bug? Could here, could be there, could be anywhere!
      Jan 20, 2012 at 7:01 AM UTC-08:00
    • Install the add-in and register with Channel9. You are up and running!
      Jan 20, 2012 at 6:46 AM UTC-08:00