Ste Griffiths

Living the way of Jesus, writing code, and loving my community.

Hi, I’m SteGriff! I’m married to Helen, I write code for Paymentshield (and my own enjoyment), and I’m trying to take after Jesus Christ (but still working on it).

Life is always changing, so you can find my latest status on my /now page.

I write fairly technical notes on my blog, and more longform on

Recent blog posts:

Reasons a breakpoint will not be hit

Reasons a breakpoint will not be hit 1. You’re not in Debug config Build configurations other than Debug, by default, have “debugging info” turned down or off, and don’t define the DEBUG or TRACE constants. You can change this for a configuration on a project: Right-click the Project and go...

Scrub bin and obj

Scrub bin and obj When you run Clean Project or Clean Solution in VS, it doesn’t delete everything from bin and obj; it just removes the artefacts which VS would normally build. So the output from external tools or previous builds might be left alone. To do a full ‘scrub’...

Add Config Transform in Visual Studio

Add Config Transform in Visual Studio This is a basic thing but I forget how to do it from time to time. You may want to add a Config transform (i.e. Web.Something.Config) to a project in one of these situations: A) You added a new project to a solution with...