Joined: 19th Jan 2007
Programming: Unlocking Achievements?
So the social craze of unlocking achievements hasn't just permiated games. Microsoft released a Visual Studio plugin
which adds achievements to the popular IDE.
32 achievements are available:
Quote:Customizing Visual Studio
Extensions Junkie (5 points)
Install 5 extensions to Visual Studio. Extensibility rocks!
Extensions Junkie Deluxe (10 points)
Install 10 extensions to Visual Studio. How can you find anything on a menu?
Got to Be Different (5 points)
Load custom Visual Studio settings. I swear, they never get the default settings right.
Don't Try This At Home
Field Master (0 points)
Have 100 fields in a single class. Gnarly! Uses FxCop
Go To Hell (0 points)
Use of the goto keyword. Um, I heard it was a best practice that you weren't supposed to do that anymore.
Job Security (0 points)
Write 20 single letter class level variables in one file. Kudos to you for being cryptic! Uses FxCop
Magic Numbers (0 points)
Write a enum with 30 fields. Who needs numbers when you've got words! Uses FxCop
Overload (5 points)
More than 10 overloads of a method. You could go with this or you could go with that. Uses FxCop
Scroll Bar Wizard (0 points)
Write a single line of 300 characters long. Who needs carriage returns? Uses FxCop
Turtles All The Way Down (0 points)
Write a class with ten levels of inheritance. Now that's a sweet inheritance! Uses FxCop.
Regional Manager (7 points)
Add 10 regions to a class. Your code is so readable, if I only didn't have to keep collapsing and expanding!
Using Just What I Need (7 points)
Used 'Organize Usings' 50 times. Unused usings are evil!
Just For Fun
Install and Register For Visual Studio Achievements (5 points)
Install the add-in and register with Channel9. You are up and running!
Lonely (5 points)
Code on a Friday or Saturday night. Coding? Tonight? Ouch.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) (5 points)
Invoke the 'Close All But This' menu option 10 times. I mean, who invented those damn tabs anyway?
Potty Mouth (5 points)
Use 5 different curse words in a file. Wash that mouth out with soap!
Save A Tree (5 points)
Print source code. My boss told me to. I swear!
Complex (10 points)
Have 50 projects in a solution. That's kinda scary.
Equal Opportunist (10 points)
Write a class with public, private, protected and internal members. It's all about scope. Uses FxCop
Localization Guru (10 points)
Have 1000 localized values. Nice localization work!
On The Shoulders of Giants (10 points)
Reference 25 assemblies. Hey, why should you write it if someone else already did?
Suspicious (10 points)
Use 5 preprocessor directives. Compiler commands -- aren't you fancy!
Time For An Upgrade (10 points)
A solution takes 10 minutes to compile. Dag, that's one enormous solution!
Unleashing Visual Studio
Architect (5 points)
Add 10 items to a sequence diagram. You're not just a developer; you're an architect!
Casual Observer (5 points)
Start a debug session using step over (F10) more than 10 times. I thank the debugger every day.
Cheater (5 points)
Invoke an IntelliTrace Menu 10 times. Tools rule!
Interrupting Cow (5 points)
Have 10 breakpoints in a file.Where's that bug? Could here, could be there, could be anywhere!
Performance (5 points)
Invoke performance tools 10 times. Why is this app running so slow? Now I know! Learn more about analyzing application performance using profiling tools.
Start Me Up (5 points)
Have 3 startup projects. You've got a lot on your plate!
Stubby (5 points)
Generate method stubs 9 times. You're a TDD bad donkey!
The Explorer (5 points)
Start a debug session using step into (F11) more than 10 times. Ah, the power of F11. Every coder's best friend.
UML God (5 points)
Create a UML Class Diagram 10 times. Code is for sissies. Models! Models! Models!
Related article: http://www.geekwire.com/2012/coding-fun-...eaderboard
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