Continuous Integration with Sql Compact 4.0


In our project we are using Sql Compact 4.0 for testing the nhibernate mappings and our queries. In production environment we use Sql Server 2008 Express R2, therefore we thought that Sql Compact 4.0 is as close as it can get for a file database. Recently we moved our continuous integration system from cruisecontrol.net to jetbrain’s teamcity 6. The teamcity agent is installed on a Windows 2003 R2 x64 server. But our unit tests accessing sql compact 4.0 didn’t work on teamcity! Let’s look...

Get PartCover Running On x64 Windows


PartCover is an open source coverage tool. Unfortunately, the current release does not run on a 64bit OS out of the box. The reason is that PartCover uses a 32bit COM component to determine coverage and that a 64bit process cannot load a 32bit COM component.

Windows 7 – 64 Bit – A .NET Developer’s View


I’m currently working with Windows 7 Public Beta (Build 7000) and I’m very satisfied with it. I only had two blue screens since I have installed it 3 months ago. I would like to share some really cool features in W7 in an upcoming post and look at this video on Channel 9. But the interesting thing from a .NET Developers perspective is the 64 Bit part of Windows 7 (that should be the same as in Windows XP 64 Bit or Windows Vista 64 Bit) which I will cover in this post. First of all:...

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