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Problem after installing Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC

Laurent Duveau, April 13, 2014
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Since I installed Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC last week I keep getting the following error message while opening an existing solution:   Problem: The 'Microsoft.VisualStudio.Editor.Implem...

Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1 Beta

Somasegars WebLog, April 10, 2014
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Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1 Beta Python has been a widely used programming language across the industry for more than two decades.  We've provided great support for Python in Azure for som...

Giving Visual Studio a little perspective, with an Eclipse like Perspectives extension

MSDN: Coding4Fun, April 7, 2014
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Are you tired of our Visual Studio Extension Monday's yet? No? Good! Because I've got another one for you! MUhahahahaha... (Sorry, last week was a long week... ;)Today Adam Driscoll shares a different...

Node.js Tools for Visual Studio 1.0 Beta

Somasegars WebLog, April 4, 2014
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Over the last few years, Node.js has become a popular JavaScript-based server-side development language.  We've had great support for Node.js in Azure via Azure Web Sites and Azure Mobile Service...

Taking a tour of Roslyn

C# Frequently Asked Questions, April 3, 2014
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Its a big day for us on the Managed Languages team! As announced at the //BUILD conference earlier today, and as posted by Soma on his blog, we are not just delivering a new preview of Roslyn to all o...

Taking a tour of Roslyn

The Visual Basic Team, April 3, 2014
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Its a big day for us on the Managed Languages team! As announced at the //BUILD conference earlier today, and as posted by Soma on his blog, we are not just delivering a new preview of Roslyn to all o...

Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC: Windows Phone 8.1 Tools, Shared Projects and Universal Windows Apps

Somasegars WebLog, April 2, 2014
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Earlier today we announced the availability of the release candidate of Visual Studio 2013 Update 2.  This update includes support for today's new platform releases of Windows Phone 8.1 and Windo...

It's Build Day! In honor, here's a tip to script Visual Studio with PowerShell

MSDN: Coding4Fun, April 2, 2014
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In a couple hours, Build 2014 will kick off. Everyone is focused, rightly so, on the keynotes and sessions, which you can catch here, http://channel9.msdn.com. here http://www.buildwindows.com/ and fi...

OGRE you ready to build Windows 8.1 games?

MSDN: Coding4Fun, March 26, 2014
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Today's Windows Wednesday is in homage to last week's GDC and next week's Build conference, in short building games on Windows 8.1.Michael H.C. Cummings provides us a great getting started guide for b...

Automate the Complete Windows Environment Setup and Configuration

Simple Talk, March 25, 2014
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Boxstarter is an open-source application that enables you to do the unattended install of everything required to turn bare metal, Azure VM or Hyper-V VM into a working Windows Server. It is built on ...

Open Source and Microsoft Developer Tools

Somasegars WebLog, March 20, 2014
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Across Microsoft, we've seen a significant increase in our engagement with open source communities over the last few years - as consumers, producers and participants in open source software projects.&...

Visual Studio Bing... The WebSearch Extension for Visual Studio

MSDN: Coding4Fun, March 17, 2014
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Well I just couldn't avoid it... I know I said last week that I was going to take a little break from blogging about Visual Studio extensions. And I did. One post counts as a "little" break, right?A...

Get ready for the ratings and getting going with the Windows Phone Rate My App

MSDN: Coding4Fun, March 10, 2014
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No, no Visual Studio extension today... Taking a little break and instead in this Mobile Monday post we're highlighting a Windows Phone component from Nokia that will help you all that last final touc...

New Office REST APIs and Developer Tools for Visual Studio Update

Somasegars WebLog, March 3, 2014
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Today, along with the Office team, we are a releasing a number of significant updates for developers building apps that interact with the Office ecosystem. Whether you are building a mobile app that w...

Putting a friendly face on statelessness, the Stateless Designer Visual Studio Extension

MSDN: Coding4Fun, March 3, 2014
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It's Monday and it's time for another Visual Studio Extension! Are you excited? (Come on... you know you are... okay, be nice now... lol...) Today we're highlighting an extension that's just a little ...

Working with Debug Windows in Visual Studio

DotNetBips.com Latest Articles, February 27, 2014
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Debugging is an important skill that every developer needs to acquire. .NET developers have a powerful debugger of Visual Studio at their disposal. Visual Studio offers many windows that can be used d...

Working with Debug Windows in Visual Studio

BinaryIntellect.net :: The .NET Code Gallery, February 27, 2014
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Debugging is an important skill that every developer needs to acquire. .NET developers have a powerful debugger of Visual Studio at their disposal. Visual Studio offers many windows that can be used d...

Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 CTP2, Team Foundation Server 2013 Update 2 RC and TypeScript 1.0 RC

Somasegars WebLog, February 25, 2014
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Today, we have released Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 CTP2, a go-live Team Foundation Server 2013 RC and TypeScript 1.0 RC.  Coming shortly on the heels of Update 1, this update release p...

A Minimalist WebAPI 2 Visual Studio Project

peterkellner.net, February 17, 2014
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IntroductionMany of us have been asking Microsoft to keep all the extra stuff out of Visual Studio 2013 projects.  For example, I dont want JQuery in my project yet almost all project types include it...

ID1024: The configuration property value is not valid

Sahil Malik - blah.winsmarts.com, February 14, 2014
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SharePoint Training: more information Ever seen this error? ID1024: The co...

Run Web Application in Multiple Browsers (Visual Studio)

The Code Project Latest Articles, February 8, 2014
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Run Web Application in Multiple Browsers (Visual Studio)...

No empty nesting here, Mads' File Nesting Visual Studio Extension

MSDN: Coding4Fun, February 3, 2014
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How can it be possible that it's been six years since we've highlighted work from Mads Kristensen? How is that even possible? Well, it's time to change that!You've seen how Visual Studio's Solution Ex...

LiveChat Starter Kit, SignalR style

MSDN: Coding4Fun, January 29, 2014
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In today's Web Wednesday project comes to us via Dominic St-Pierre. Love them or hate them, I'm sure you've seen the web based live chats on web sites. Today's project lets you had that same capabilit...

Application and App Monitoring with Microsoft Application Insights

DevX: .NET Feed, January 28, 2014
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The Visual Studio team recently released an application monitoring tool called Application Insights (preview) for Visual Studio Online....

Smarter Visual Studio Template Authoring

eXtensible mind, January 27, 2014
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From Clarius VisualStudio Targets project: The out of the box experience for authoring templates in Visual Studio is a multi-step process that isn’t very amenable to incremental improvements. An...

Training on Xamarin Visual Studio 2013 Plugin, .NET 4.5 async/await Support, HttpClient, and other New Features

Wallace B. McClure, January 27, 2014
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I have a new training class out on Xamarin.  This session will cover the new features that Xamarin has provided in their mid-2013 update.  These new features include support for iOS 7 (iPh...

Its High Time to Learn Git

JohnPapa.net, January 20, 2014
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It’s time. Admit it. You’ve put it off too long and now that Git is tied at the hip to Visual Studio 2013 and there is some great training on it by my friend Esteban Garcia, it’s tim...

Visual Studio 2013 Update 1

Somasegars WebLog, January 20, 2014
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This morning we made available the final version of Update 1 for Visual Studio 2013.  This is a targeted update, addressing some key areas of customer feedback since the Visual Studio 2013 releas...

Driving the Silverlit Ferrari 458 Italia with the RC API

MSDN: Coding4Fun, January 20, 2014
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Today's Mobile Monday is as much a Hardware Friday post as anything, but I already had a post for this coming Friday and I didn't want to push this out, so...yeah. Mobile Monday Project it is!Jimmy En...

Show me your Visual Studio Extensions

Code Climber, January 16, 2014
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All developers like to personalize their IDE, and even if lately Im not doing that much of coding, I still like to have my Visual Studio 2013 pimped with the extensions that make work easier and faste...

How to transform T4 templates on build without installing a Visual Studio SDK

eXtensible mind, January 13, 2014
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The MS recommended way is to just use the Microsoft.TextTemplating.targets which come with the Visual Studio Visualization and Modeling SDK. It makes me slightly nervous that it requires a little know...

Book Review Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 Expert Development Cookbook

The Code Project Latest Articles, January 12, 2014
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Friends, Recently one of my good friends, Abhishek Sur (Microsoft MVP, Client App Dev) has published a book named “Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 Expert Development Cookbook” and publishe...

How to create a Visual Studio extensibility project that is compatible with VS 2010, 2012 and 2013

eXtensible mind, January 11, 2014
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For most common project types, you can just create a project in VS2010 and open it in 2012 and 2013 just fine. For some others (like VS package or VSIX projects), you may find Visual Studio wants to p...

You MUST be Cross Platform

Wallace B. McClure, January 8, 2014
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Visual Studio Magazine just posted on their site that Android will ship in One Billion devices in 2014.   The article is based on the following report from Gartner.  The key takeaway ...

Best of The Moth 2013

The Moth, December 31, 2013
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As previously (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012) the time has come again to look back over the years activities on this blog, and as predicted there were 3 themes 1. It has bee...

Flex/Bison on MSBuild

The Code Project Latest Articles, December 21, 2013
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Integrating GnuWin32 Flex/Bison preprocessing into the MSBuild build process under Visual Studio...

Throwing the Big Switch on Roslyn (Matt Gertz, VS Managed Languages Development Manager)

C# Frequently Asked Questions, December 16, 2013
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So, the entryway to my house has eight light switches along the wall.  Two of them control the porch lights, and another two work the same entryway light (despite the switches being only a couple...

Throwing the Big Switch on Roslyn (Matt Gertz, VS Managed Languages Development Manager)

The Visual Basic Team, December 16, 2013
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So, the entryway to my house has eight light switches along the wall.  Two of them control the porch lights, and another two work the same entryway light (despite the switches being only a couple...

Beginners tutorial on how to load Crystal Reports using Crystal Report Viewer in Visual Studio 2012

The Code Project Latest Articles, December 12, 2013
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Simple article to load a crystal report rpt file using crystalreportviewer in Visual Studio 2012...

Weekly Dose of Telerik Support Resources 12/10/2013

the telerik blogs, December 10, 2013
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Kendo UI Scheduler - Custom View Sitefinity Visual Studio integration tip - Control Designers This blog post provides an explanation for generating control designers for sitefinity widgets with site...

Cross Platform with Visual Studio 2013 & Xamarin Meetup - Atlanta - December 11

Wallace B. McClure, December 4, 2013
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I'll be at a Meetup in Atlanta on December 11, 2013.  I'll be talking about: What is cross platform?  What is meant by it?What are the options for cross platform?What is Xamarin/what do they...

Direct to Windows Store... The DirectX C++ Game Project Template and Getting Started Guide

MSDN: Coding4Fun, December 4, 2013
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In today's Windows Wednesday post, Jim Galasyn highlights a new DirectX Game Project Template and its Getting Started Guide...Jim Galasyn's Learning Curve - DirectX game templates for Visual Studio ar...

Extending Visual Studio: Good Test Coverage Is Possible

eXtensible mind, December 2, 2013
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A World of Pain? It’s not quite uncommon to see developers despair when doing Visual Studio Extensibility (VSX) work. In addition to a myriad new APIs to learn (which can be pretty intimidating)...

Rainbows and brackets, with the new Visual Studio Extension, Viasfora. Your Text/*ML Editing Power-Up

MSDN: Coding4Fun, December 2, 2013
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I think we're going to on this Visual Studio Monday thing, extensions, frameworks, etc as long as the cool projects keep coming... Maybe these kinds of projects are not as fun as world conquering quad...

Ready. Set. Launch! VS 2013 Launch Example Projects Now Available

MSDN: Coding4Fun, November 27, 2013
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Did you catch the Visual Studio 2013 Launch? (If you missed, it you can see it here, Visual Studio 2013 Launch). Did you see all the cool projects used in the demos? The facial recognition, Visitors, ...

Adding an Extension SDK dependency to your NuGet package

Method ~ of ~ failed, November 26, 2013
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Recently Ive been writing a few XAML Behaviors for Callisto and looking to take some contributions on this front as well. One thing that I realized is that this will bring in a new dependency for my t...

Node.js Development in Visual Studio Life After Visual Node with Node Tools for Visual Studio

Simple Talk, November 22, 2013
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By now you may have seen the first public alpha release of Node Tools for Visual Studio on CodePlex announced in Scott Hanselmans excellent overview of the suite. You may have noticed Red Gates name a...

JustMock Release History : Q3 2013 SP1 (version 2013.3.1119.2)

Telerik News RSS Feed, November 20, 2013
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New: New: Add/Update JustMock Reference Solution Explorer context command New: Allow JustMock and JustTrace (2013 Q3 SP) to be simultaneously enabled in Visual Studio New: Support both lite and eleva...

JustMock Release History : Q3 2013 SP (version 2013.3.1119.2)

Telerik News RSS Feed, November 20, 2013
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New: New: Add/Update JustMock Reference Solution Explorer context command New: Allow JustMock and JustTrace (2013 Q3 SP) to be simultaneously enabled in Visual Studio New: Support both lite and eleva...

A look at the new Visual Studio Online "Monaco" code editor

JonGalloway.ToString(), November 14, 2013
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One of the most interesting announcements at the Visual Studio 2013 Launch today was the Monaco editor in Visual Studio Online. I've seen little hints of this coming - for example, Scott Hanselman's...