I recently had an instance when making a hot fix where I left some unintended code behind. This is a constant worry of mine – trying to not forget to remove a temporary value during a quick true-up, or maybe a clearing a change only meant locally, deleting tweaks never meant to be committed. I tried diligently setting up TODOs, but with large solutions, it became impossible to discern between future todos and immediate todos.
The Fix: Warn About TODOs Extension
Visual Studio Extension: Warn About TODOs
Luckily, I found a Visual Studio tool for this: Warn About TODOs. This handy extension lets you flag your TODOs with varying degrees of severity and puts each in your error list, making them harder to miss.