MessageLockLostException in Azure WebJobs

Microsoft Azure is a strange beast. And no part of it is stranger than the Azure Service Bus. It’s possible to experience a MessageLockLostException if your WebJob isn’t handling the lock on the message correctly, even when the application is performing as expected within the debugger. The Setup In the case I was experiencing, the original developer opted to use the auto-magical ServiceBusTrigger Read More …

Install a ClickOnce certificate on TeamCity

So I actually just lifted this little snippet about installing ClickOnce certificates on TeamCity from another blog by Laurent Kempé. Unfortunately it appears to have gone offline for good, but thanks to the power of Google Cache I was able to bring it back from the dead and re-record it here for (hopefully) posterity. Just recently I discovered that ClickOnce had been Read More …

WekeRoad Ink for Visual Studio 2015

EDIT – Aug 8th, 2016: studiostyles now supports Visual Studio 2015. I recommend getting WekeRoad Ink from there, as it may include other options my version doesn’t have. For some time now I’ve been a fan of the WekeRoad Ink editor theme for Visual Studio. I used to prefer Son of Obsidian, but I’ve come to feel that WekeRoad’s muted colour palette actually Read More …