Guy Barrette

Freelance developer and Azure MVP in Montreal, Canada

Launching of my Azure Rocks! YouTube channel

I just launched a YouTube channel called Azure Rocks! with the goal of publishing a series of short (3-5min) videos focusing on one single task and targeted at Web developers getting started with Azure. There's so much material to cover.  That should keep me busy for a while! 

Meltdown and Spectre information

  Here's a quick list of resources I gathered following today's CPU vulnerabilities announcement: The Register article Plain and simple explanation Google statement Azure statement AWS statement Microsoft security update KB4056890 Microsoft changes to IE and Edge Windows Client Guida

Visual Studio Talk Show - Dette technique

Nous discutons avec Emmanuel Fayet de Dette Technique, une métaphore inspirée du concept existant de ”dette” dans le contexte du financement des entreprises, et appliqué au domaine du développement logiciel. Professionnel dans le domaine du logiciel depuis 25

OzCode Black Friday Price: 75% off

If there's one Visual Studio extension that I can't live without it is OzCode.  OzCode helps you debug by adding tons of cool visualizations to the Visual Studio debugging experience and right now, the Corporate edition is on sale on Black Friday at the ridiculous price of $44 instead of $175.&

Kendo UI MVC DropdownList - offset list when page scrolled

I was adding some new functionalities to an existing ASP.NET MVC app that uses Telerik's Kendo UI for ASP.NET MVC and there was one behavior that was annoying me.  When the page was scrolled, the list part of any dropdownlist control was showing offset from the controls.  After a litt

Visual Studio 2017 - High CPU usage after debugging sessions

I was experimenting a high CPU usage with Visual Studio 2017 after debugging sessions, something like 25-30% CPU while Visual Studio was idle.  Turns out that the solution is quite simple: Close VS Using File Explorer, locate the project's folder that gives you the high CPU issue Locate the hi