Visual Studio: Remove deleted branches on GIT fetch

Something small and easy but useful. I always google it when I setup a new Dev environment.If you are also working with Visual Studio and its built in GIT integration, then you have noticed that the remote branches shown under the Branches tree in the Team Explorer, are only increasing. Even some of the branches … Continue reading Visual Studio: Remove deleted branches on GIT fetch

Add and update values in BehaviorSubject (Angular)

BehaviorSubject example The BehaviorSubject is one of the 4 variants of RxJS Subjects ("a special type of Observable which shares a single execution path among observers"). The BehaviorSubject keeps the last emitted value from the observable object and can be returned to the subscribers. One useful usage of it is to be populated with the … Continue reading Add and update values in BehaviorSubject (Angular)

HTTP 500… with no app logs

Photo by Justin Little on Unsplash Recently I experienced a situation where one of the apps I am working on stopped working.There were no new deployments to the server, nor configuration or database-related changes. The symptoms When requesting the web site immediately receive - 500 internal server error. The problem OK, HTTP error code 500 … Continue reading HTTP 500… with no app logs

Connect to inactive node on clustered environment through SSMS (SQL Server)

If you are using Azure SQL Server and you have already configured a clustered environment to implement a high-availability architecture in Azure SQL database you will have one active node.The rest will be accessible only in read-only mode.When you connect to some of the inactive nodes through SQL Server Management Studio and try to open … Continue reading Connect to inactive node on clustered environment through SSMS (SQL Server)

Software product as a musical instrument

Let me introduce you Bob and Chris. Bob is a musician. Chris is a software developer. Bob plays different instruments. But today he decides to play a rock song, so he chooses a guitar.Meanwhile Chris, who is a great full stack developer, is thinking of creating a public web site to promote his services as … Continue reading Software product as a musical instrument

10 tips for a pleasant and productive software engineer’s everyday

Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash 1. Stand up every hour Yeah, it sounds trivial, but it is quite important not only for your health, but also for your focus. You can create a habit to stand up frequently or to make an effort to remind yourself by setting a timer. A pretty nice thing is the height adjustable … Continue reading 10 tips for a pleasant and productive software engineer’s everyday