Installing Visual Studio 2019

The install Visual Studio 2019, go to and click Download: Select the edition. We will install Enterprise: Open the file. Click Continue: You will see: Now select the components to install, then click Install: The installer will run: And finally, the reboot: After restarting, select Visual Studio 2019: Select an option, e.g. Create a new project. You can now start using Visual Studio 2019:  

Using GitHub with Visual Studio

In this post, we will look at how to use GitHub with Visual Studio. Download and Install First, let’s download and install the GitHub extension for Visual Studio. In Visual Studio, select Mange Extensions and find the GitHub Extension for Visual Studio, then click Download: You will see a message to restart VS: Click Modify: We see the extension installing: Click Close when complete: Create Project Now let’s create a … Continue reading Using GitHub with Visual Studio

Compare 2 Assemblies Using Telerik JustAssembly

In this post, we will create an assembly, update it, and compare the compiled code using JustAssembly from Telerik. At the time of writing this is free software. First, let’s create 2 assemblies. Let’s open Visual Studio 2019. Some simple code with a method to add 2 numbers: The assembly looks like below: Let’s take a copy of this assembly, and now update the original assembly. We will add some … Continue reading Compare 2 Assemblies Using Telerik JustAssembly

Getting Started with GitHub

GitHub is a development platform which you can use for source control. In this series of posts, we will look at how to sign up for and use GitHub. Go to and click Sign up: Enter a username and password: And then select a plan: You can see the differences between the Personal and Team accounts: You will be asked to then verify your email address, and you will … Continue reading Getting Started with GitHub

Adding Users to a GitHub Repository

We have a private GitHub repo which looks like below: If a user that does not have access were to access this page, they would see: Type in a GitHub user name: The invited user will now see the invitation. They should click to Accept: And they will now see the repo: From the admin side, we see the user has accepted:  

Installing and Using GitHub Desktop on Windows

Before getting started, you will want to install Git on Windows. Once you have Git installed, let’s install GitHub Desktop for Windows. To install GitHub Desktop, go to and click Download for Windows (64 bit): This will download the GitHubDesktopSetup.exe file. Click to open it: Click to create an account or sign in: We will sign into Click Continue: Click Finish: We are logged in. We see a repo we … Continue reading Installing and Using GitHub Desktop on Windows

Installing Git on Windows using Git-Scm

To install Git on Windows, go to and click on Download for Windows: Click to open the file: Click Next: And Next: Click Next: Click Next: Click Next: Click Next: Click Next: Click Next: Click Next: Click Next: Click Next: Click Install: Click Next: We see GitBash is open: You can now start using Git. To get the version of Git, type: git –version  

How to Delete a Git Branch from Visual Studio

To delete a Git branch from Visual Studio, go to Branches: Ensure the branch you want to delete is not currently opened as your working branch, i.e. not bold: Right-click it and select Delete: The branch is now deleted:  

Cloning a GitHub Repository using Command Line

Let’s clone the GitHub repo located here. Click on Code: And copy the link: Make sure you have Git installed. Now open a command prompt, browse to the directory you want to clone the repo, and type in: git clone <paste your clipboard here> This will download the repo: And the files will be downloaded: