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Stephen Kellett

The Command Line Builder

Last week we introduced the command line builder to all our Validator tools.

Stephen Kellett

An easier way to view crashes in the Windows Event Log

In a previous article I wrote about how to identify crashes in the Windows Event Log. You need to use the Windows Event Viewer, inspect […]

Life productivity
July 11, 2019
Stephen Kellett

Decompression and blue days

It’s not uncommon for the founders of startup businesses to experience problems with motivation and problems with productivity as their business grows. I’m going to […]

Development productivity
March 19, 2018
Stephen Kellett

Cleaning up Visual Studio

Why would you ever need a tool to clean up Visual Studio? Doesn’t Visual Studio have a built in “clean” mode that cleans your build […]

Development productivity
March 12, 2018
Stephen Kellett

Improving how we build projects and solutions

The problem with Solutions If you’re working with just one solution and the projects it contains Microsoft Visual Studio is a good tool for managing […]

Stephen Kellett

Fixing Visual Studio project problems

The productivity sink Visual Studio is a very productive development environment. However, you can get Visual Studio into a state (for C++ and C developers, […]

productivity user experience
December 20, 2016
Stephen Kellett

The Startup Wizard

We’ve just added a new Startup Wizard to all our C++ tools. The purpose of the startup wizard is to unify the various different dialogs […]

Coverage productivity
December 16, 2015
Stephen Kellett

Speeding up merging with Coverage Validator

Coverage Validator has an option to automatically merge the coverage results of the current session with a central session. This allows you to get an […]

productivity
December 30, 2014
Stephen Kellett

How to be more productive

A few weeks ago @BobWalsh asked on twitter how to be more productive. I dashed off a simple reply about turning various things off. I […]

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