Monitoring C# applications using Bosun

I recently stumbled across this interesting write-up by Nick Craver about how Stack Overflow do their monitoring. If you have any interest in DevOps or infrastructure in general I highly recommend giving it a read. One section caught my eye… Bosun. Bosun is a data collection tool for metrics and meta data, if you’ve read […]

Metriticity – A .Net metrics gathering Nuget package

When people think of DevOps they frequently miss out or neglect the monitoring of their applications. One of the main goals of DevOps is to react quickly to situations and ensure the best experience for the end user; monitoring enables this and gives us the following advantages Identifies problems in the application. Drives insights into […]

Workrbot – Microsoft TFS Auto Moderator

I use Microsoft TFS on a daily basis and have found that no matter how many documents and guides you write regarding processes people will log bugs/user stories incorrectly. To try and help with this I built a bot which can be given a ruleset and notify users when substandard work items are added. More […]

Unit Testing with DateTime.Now

I recently had to write some unit tests for a method which had various outcomes depending on the current Date/Time, this created a problem as the method used DateTime.Now and there is no way to moq it. I tried a few different ways of doing this and did a bit of Googling and came up with […]