SQL Server: (re)import CSV data the easy way

Importing data into SQL Server is not hard using the import data feature but I really don’t appreciate the fact that there is no way to save that import profile/rules for later reuse. Solution: use BULK INSERT from a regular reusable sql script.

BULK INSERT (Transact-SQL) is a really nice feature that allows to easily create a reusable data import script capable of import one or many CSV files. I’m going to build a simple script using this nice feature.

Device Emulation with Google Chrome Dev/Canary

This week, after seeing a snapshot that my friend ‘led’ posted on Facebook about some mobile tests for one of his projects, I’ve noticed about a certain device emulation feature on Chrome developer tools. Hum…. that is interesting.

A simple Google search directed me right away for something I’ve already was aware but with some new funky stuff:

After the sexy photo we’ll get on how to install Chrome Canary build on Windows 8 and Chrome Dev on Arch Linux.

Improve Visual Studio 2013 performance

We all know that one of the main causes for Visual Studio to slow down is the use of many extensions simultaneously. Extra functionality means extra stuff happening under the hood, ultimately extra processing. What can I do if I the issue isn’t caused by an extension?

I’ve tested turning of something I really don’t need and the fact is that I’ve noticed some improvements.