Excel ChartStyles with C#

Which ChartSyles are available within Microsoft Excel? That was one of my questions when I was creating a tool that creates charts of data. But I couldn’t find a list with all the available charts. It become even more strange when I checked the class property because it state: “An integer from 1 through 48 that represents the style of the chart.” But I found a example online which was using the chart style 301, and that is clearly not between 1 and 48. Therefore I created an overview with all Microsoft Excel ChartStyle which can be used in C#.

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Continuous Integration: Test Quantity versus Build Duration

Test quantity vs build speed

Continuous Integration describes many guidelines, but the description is often a bit vague. Therefore, CI practitioners often run into problems, like massive test suites that only slow the development process down or a test suite testing wrong parts of the software. This blog post researches the relation between test quantity and build duration. Finally, some new guidelines are suggested.

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Get App-V 5.x Publishing Time with Powershell

App-V-LogoWhen publishing App-V 5.x applications it is interesting to know how long it takes to publish all applications. I needed this information during a large scale test to get a better understanding of the impact on the user experience. I also wanted to know if the publishing time increases when more users are active. This information can be used to optimize the publishing time and eventually the user experience.

In this blog post I will share a powershell function that can get the App-V publishing time on a remote specific machine.

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