SWylie - Visual Studio Achievements

SWylie SWylie
182 points
  • Completed
    • Jul 28, 2013 at 11:18PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Protector of Data (10 points)
      Uses DPAPI to store data securely. Learn More
      Jul 24, 2013 at 4:25PM (UTC-07:00)
    • Load custom Visual Studio settings. I swear, they never get the default settings right.
      Jul 18, 2013 at 11:12AM (UTC-07:00)
    • Do a remote debugging session. Can be earned in Javascript, C#, C++ and VB. Learn more about remote debugging.
      Dec 15, 2012 at 5:12PM (UTC-08:00)
    • Feed Me (10 points)
      Consume an RSS/ATOM feed using Syndication APIs. Can be earned in Javascript, C# and VB. Learn more about syndication in Javascript. Learn more about syndication in C#/VB/C++ and XAML.
      Dec 15, 2012 at 10:11AM (UTC-08:00)
    • 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.
      Dec 15, 2012 at 10:11AM (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 11:17AM (UTC-07:00)
    • Suspicious (10 points)
      Use 5 preprocessor directives. Compiler commands -- aren't you fancy!
      Mar 08, 2012 at 10:21AM (UTC-08:00)
    • UML God (5 points)
      Create a UML Class Diagram 10 times. Code is for sissies. Models! Models! Models! Learn more about UML in Visual Studio.
      Mar 08, 2012 at 10:06AM (UTC-08:00)
    • Start Me Up (5 points)
      Have 3 startup projects. You've got a lot on your plate!
      Mar 08, 2012 at 9:25AM (UTC-08:00)
    • Cheater (5 points)
      Invoke an IntelliTrace Menu 10 times. Tools rule! Learn more about IntelliTrace.
      Mar 08, 2012 at 9:16AM (UTC-08:00)
    • Have 10 breakpoints in a file.Where's that bug? Could here, could be there, could be anywhere!
      Mar 08, 2012 at 9:15AM (UTC-08:00)
    • 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.
      Mar 08, 2012 at 9:14AM (UTC-08:00)
    • Job Security (0 points)
      Write 20 single letter class level variables in one file. Kudos to you for being cryptic! Uses FxCop
      Mar 08, 2012 at 8:44AM (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.
      Mar 06, 2012 at 4:21PM (UTC-08:00)
    • Reference 25 assemblies. Hey, why should you write it if someone else already did?
      Feb 17, 2012 at 4:38PM (UTC-08:00)
    • Invoke the 'Close All But This' menu option 10 times. I mean, who invented those damn tabs anyway?
      Feb 03, 2012 at 3:13PM (UTC-08:00)
    • 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.
      Feb 01, 2012 at 10:50AM (UTC-08:00)
    • Lonely (5 points)
      Code on a Friday or Saturday night. Coding? Tonight? Ouch.
      Jan 28, 2012 at 11:32PM (UTC-08:00)
    • A solution takes 10 minutes to compile. Dag, that's one enormous solution!
      Jan 25, 2012 at 9:18AM (UTC-08:00)
    • Magic Numbers (0 points)
      Write a enum with 30 fields. Who needs numbers when you've got words! Uses FxCop
      Jan 24, 2012 at 5:18PM (UTC-08:00)
    • Overload (0 points)
      More than 10 overloads of a method. You could go with this or you could go with that. Uses FxCop
      Jan 24, 2012 at 5:18PM (UTC-08:00)
    • Field Master (0 points)
      Have 100 fields in a single class. Gnarly! Uses FxCop
      Jan 24, 2012 at 5:18PM (UTC-08:00)
    • Localization Guru (10 points)
      Have 1000 localized values. Nice localization work!
      Jan 24, 2012 at 5:18PM (UTC-08:00)
    • Write a single line of 300 characters long. Who needs carriage returns? Uses FxCop
      Jan 24, 2012 at 5:18PM (UTC-08:00)
    • Save A Tree (5 points)
      Print source code. My boss told me to. I swear!
      Jan 19, 2012 at 2:03PM (UTC-08:00)
    • Equal Opportunist (10 points)
      Write a class with public, private, protected and internal members. It's all about scope. Uses FxCop
      Jan 19, 2012 at 1:30PM (UTC-08:00)
    • Add 10 regions to a class. Your code is so readable, if I only didn't have to keep collapsing and expanding!
      Jan 18, 2012 at 10:26AM (UTC-08:00)
    • Install the add-in and register with Channel9. You are up and running!
      Jan 18, 2012 at 10:19AM (UTC-08:00)
    • Install 10 extensions to Visual Studio. How can you find anything on a menu?
      Jan 18, 2012 at 10:19AM (UTC-08:00)
    • Install 5 extensions to Visual Studio. Extensibility rocks!
      Jan 18, 2012 at 10:19AM (UTC-08:00)