This is sorta dumb. I wanted a second pin for IE, one for regular use, and one for something I'm developing. This seemed simple - make a local file and just pin it. Of course, it doesn't work - the link just gets pinned to IE.
So in desparation I just made this dummy page. I could have made a pinned site from just about anything, but I kinda liked the idea of using a custom icon.
I can't be the only one that hates surfing thru a list of 20 reference links to find the browser instance that's displaying my current project right?
If you have a test project, you'll get tired of keeping your configs in sync. Depending how you're project is setup, sometimes you can refer some sections to a centralized config. However most of the time I prefer to just use a post build event to copy the file from one project to another.
copy $(SolutionDir)MyWebProject\Web-ConnectionStrings.config $(ProjectDir)MyProject.Tests.ConnectionStrings.config
echo ^<!--copied via post-build event in $(ProjectName)--^> >>$(ProjectDir)MyProject.Tests.ConnectionStrings.config
The first line copies the file. But I wanted myself or other developers to know that the file is being overwritten, so I added the second line which appends a message to the end of the file.