How to fix Windows 10 Broken Search Bar

If your Windows 10 Search Bar is broken you're encountering an issue that is spreading to many Windows 10 users at the time of this writing. This is NOT an official statement (I'm not responsible for any side effects caused by this) about how to fix but running this script inside a PowerShell session with … Continue reading How to fix Windows 10 Broken Search Bar

The production environment for the developer

The development platform is the production environment for the job of creating software. / Michael T. Nygard When you work with many customers you start to collect your personal database about the best and worst practices that you see and how much they are spreaded. A thing that is very common is that development or … Continue reading The production environment for the developer

My first year at Microsoft

Time can pass very quickly. This has been definitely the case when I think that one year ago I was starting my new job at Microsoft. The joy of being part of this amazing amazing company was flowing through my veins. Fast forward a year and the feeling is the same. I can't count how … Continue reading My first year at Microsoft

How to fix 8000000A error when building VDPROJ

The Microsoft Visual Studio Setup Project is an old technology to create installer developed by Microsoft. It is out of support from nearly a decade and not present in Visual Studio anymore but when I visit customer sites I find legacy technologies and I need to deal with it on the short-term. A couple of … Continue reading How to fix 8000000A error when building VDPROJ

.Net Core Static Analysis with SonarQube / Project GUID

When we want to analyze a .Net Core project with SonarQube we need to make sure that our .csproj file has a <ProjectGuid> attribute. You can generate a GUID with Visual Studio from the Tools menu: Tools, Generate GUID. If you don't have a GUID inside your project file SonarQube will skip the analysis. Cheers!

3 anni di blogging

Mi sento un po' in colpa perché arrivo 3 giorni in ritardo a festeggiare i tre anni di questo blog. Un po' come quando ti ricordi in ritardo del compleanno di un tuo amico importante. Questo blog per me è a tutti gli effetti un amico importante. Non si lamenta quando lo frequento poco ed … Continue reading 3 anni di blogging

My first six months at Microsoft

Today it’s an important day because it’s six months that I’m working at Microsoft and it's the end of the probationary period. I’ll remember forever my first day when I entered from main entrance at the Microsoft House in Milan and asked for a temporary badge because I was a new hire. One year and … Continue reading My first six months at Microsoft