Improving your git efficiency using git alias

Have you ever felt like typing out git commands requires too much effort, yet you don't want to switch to a GUI because that brings it's own set of problems? Have you tried using git aliases to make your workflow more efficient? Over the last couple of weeks I've shown many people how I'm using git alias to improve my workflows, if you're interested in improving your workflow, watch this video 💪😅

Deploying .NET templates using GitHub Actions

Once you've created a .NET template, you should automate the updates of the package using GitHub actions to remove the effort required in publishing updates

Visual Studio Item Templates vs .NET Templates in 2023

Long ago, one of the ways we'd get some reuse out of standard and utility files would be by exporting item templates. Since the .NET CLI rolled around, the approach has been different and much easier.

Setting up commit signature verification for GitHub

Ever wondered why some commits show verified and others don't? Take a look at how you can make sure all your commits are verified. Commands from this video are available in this gist https://gist.github.com/DevStarOps/6c88482ecd632ba04d68d9e15590b4a2

Missing ctrl + enter in Visual Studio to commit changes? Here’s how you can add it

So something that you've probably noticed when using dev tools in the web and Visual Studio Code is that you can hit ctrl + enter and with this you may have noticed that in Visual Studio you can't do that. Below you'll see how you can add this to your IDE.

Bulk import git repositories into VSTS/TFS

With the rate that the VSTS team releases with all the features they releasing it's hard to know everything that exists in VSTS. I recently needed to migrate git repos from various Team Project Collections (TPC) into a single Team Project and started out doing it very manually and slowly progresses to importing over 100 in a couple hours .