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For the love of OCD, show whitespace in your IDE

More Whidbey stuff, October 21, 2014
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Its a simple thing, and it will make it immediately obvious when one of your files contains accidental indentation tabs instead of the spaces that should replace them, or trailing spaces. All IDE and ...

Chance to Connect(); on Whats Coming Next, November 12th and 13th

Somasegars WebLog, October 16, 2014
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On November 12th, we'll be hosting an online developer event called Connect();.  Connect(); will be a chance to have a conversation with developers about what’...

IntelliSense for javascript files (.js) in Visual Studio.

The Code Project Latest Articles, October 15, 2014
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IntelliSense for javascript files (.js) in Visual Studio....

An End-to-End AngularJS SharePoint Module using LightSwitch OData as a Back-End

The Code Project Latest Articles, October 14, 2014
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You can create SharePoint Provider Hosted applications using AngularJS and Visual Studio LightSwitch. This will allow you to create applications faster and easier....

Building a Better NuGet

Simple Talk, October 7, 2014
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NuGet is the standard package manager for the Microsoft development platform including .NET. It has transformed the ease of getting and installing the latest version of .NET packages, tools and framew...

Wow I love git-tf!

Rico Marianis Performance Tidbits, September 26, 2014
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I switched to git about 3 years ago because the portability was so great.  Moving work between computers couldn't be easier.  But when I did that I lost all my TFS history from TFS express I...

Easily extracting .nupkg files with WinRAR

Run Tings Proper, September 25, 2014
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Ive just started doing some serious development with Orchard CMS and one of the best learning tools is to take other peoples modules, rip them apart and investigate their source code. The first hurdle...

Review of DevExpress WinForms Controls

The Code Project Latest Articles, September 19, 2014
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DXperience 2012 is a modern and advanced next generation set of developer tools from DevExpress, the company which has a proven record in offering productivity tools for Visual Studio developers. Ther...

AngularJS Snippets for Sublime, Visual Studio and WebStorm

JohnPapa.net, September 17, 2014
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It is nice to have some help to follow your own patterns. That is why I created some simple file templates and snippets that follow my AngularJS Style Guidelines. You can find a series of file templat...

Using a Local NuGet Server for Efficient Component Distribution

DevX: .NET Feed, September 15, 2014
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Learn to use a local NuGet server as an efficient distribution mechanism for your components across the enterprise....

Quick easy steps to grab your build artifacts from Visual Studio Online

Brendan Tompkins, September 12, 2014
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If you haven’t checked out Visual Studio Online yet, you are missing a lot! I’m in the midst of producing a video series on how to use Visual Studio Online for WintellectNOW. Don’t have a WintellectNO...

IaaS vs PaaS vs SaaS ?

Laurent Duveau, September 8, 2014
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Still confused about those terms ?Here is a one-word description that summarize it well:More details with this nice metaphor:And how does it relate to your IT world ?IaaS, PaaS and SaaS are three diff...

In Microsofts Visual Studio Editor Search Without Hurting Paste Buffer

peterkellner.net, September 4, 2014
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I know this seems kind of trivial but I just accidentally discovered a feature in Visual Studio that probably all in all has cost me many many lost seconds of productivity. I often find myself in visu...

Bitwise Enumeration Editor for PropertyGrid and Visual Studio

The Code Project Latest Articles, September 3, 2014
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The Editor attribute applied to an enumeration type makes it editable in PropertyGrid. This is enough to make the Visual Studio Designer use the editor, without a need to write a Visual Studio add-on....

Hosting your own Visual Studio Gallery with the Inmeta Visual Studio Gallery

MSDN: Coding4Fun, September 1, 2014
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In the United States, today is Labor Day so I thought I'd not only highlight something Visual Studio related but also some kind of labor saving project. I scanned my queue, looked at a few projects an...

SideWaffle Visual Studio Extension

Laurent Duveau, August 29, 2014
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SideWaffle is a free Visual Studio extension that adds a bunch of useful Snippets, Project and Item Templates to Visual Studio. The purpose is to make your daily work in Visual Studio a richer and mor...

Visual Studio Online - Stakeholder License

Somasegars WebLog, August 27, 2014
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As more and more developer scenarios extend from the desktop to the cloud, we announced last year a new collection of hosted developer services as part of Visual Studio Online.  These services re...

"A Stroll Through Node..."

MSDN: Coding4Fun, August 27, 2014
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Today's Web Wednesday series is from Steven Edouard who's been blogging about a number of fun things like a cloud-connected doorbell, Video: SmartDoor, the Worlds first Cloud-connected DoorBell and a ...

IL Support Extension v2.0

MSDN: Coding4Fun, August 25, 2014
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Today's Visual Studio extension is one that is for those who say Managed Languages are for wimps, that real dev's program directly in IL (Intermediate Language)!Okay maybe that's a little over-the-top...

How to get integrated debugging in Visual Studio with OwinHost in Owin-based Katana web applications

Code Climber, August 22, 2014
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In this blog post I want to share with you an hidden feature of Visual Studio 2013 that enables an integrated debugging experience with OwinHost and other custom hosts. Options when building Owin-bas...

Bots, Visual Studio and Arduino in "Programming Robotic Systems with Visual Studio"

MSDN: Coding4Fun, August 8, 2014
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Robots! You all know that there's isn't a Visual Studio and Robots post or series that I don't like. That and the fact that this one also includes Arduino, which we don't cover to often, well.. here y...

Puppet: Making Windows Awesome Since 2011

Fervent Coder, August 7, 2014
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Originally posted on: http://ferventcoder.com/archive/2014/08/07/puppet-making-windows-awesome-since-2011.aspxPuppet was one of the first configuration management (CM) tools to support Windows, way ba...

Automated creation of NuGet packages

The Code Project Latest Articles, August 6, 2014
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Fast, stable and powerful creation of NuGet packages...

"Encourage" Visual Studio Extension

MSDN: Coding4Fun, August 6, 2014
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Since I've not been doing the Visual Studio Monday posts these past few weeks posts have been piling up.There's just too many cool things in that pile that I can't help myself. So instead of "Windows...

Visual Studio 2013 Update 3, Azure SDK 2.4, Windows Phone 8.1 Update and Apache Cordova Tools CTP 2

Somasegars WebLog, August 4, 2014
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Today I am excited to announce the release of three important updates for Visual Studio developers.  Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 a feature-filled update for all Visual Studio 2013 users. Azure S...

Unity, Unity and some Visual Studio too

MSDN: Coding4Fun, August 4, 2014
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While we're still going with our "OMG, is it still summer... School is starting when?" theme, today's post isn't really for the kids. It's to help you build awesome and cool stuff FOR kids.It's also...

Visual Studio Integrated ULS Viewer (free Visual Studio 2012/2013 add-in)

The Code Project Latest Articles, August 2, 2014
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Project Description Visual Studio integrated ULS Viewerdoes not come to substitute or demand a place among the currently existing ULS viewers. Definitely it cannot even be compared with the richness o...

Hands On Lab: Visual Studio 2013 Web Tools

ASP.NET Daily Articles, July 16, 2014
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Visual Studio is an excellent development environment for .NET-based Windows and web projects. It includes a powerful text editor that can easily be used to edit standalone files without a project.......

Calling a RESTful Service like ASP.NET WebApi using WebApiClient

The Code Project Latest Articles, July 10, 2014
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In this first tutorial, we are going to learn how to make calls to a Web Api Rest Service using the NuGet Package WebApiRestService.WebApiClient...

Extending Visual Studio with your new buddy, VsCommandBuddy

MSDN: Coding4Fun, July 7, 2014
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Today's Visual Studio Extension comes to us from Paul Huizer. Imagine project or solution scope commands, commands that can be version controlled and easily shared.Here' I'll let him describe it;VsCom...

A Windows 8 WPF Ribbon

The Code Project Latest Articles, July 3, 2014
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The article showcases a Windows 8 themed WPF Ribbon inspired by Office 2013 and Visual Studio 2013....

Microsoft acquires SyntaxTree, creator of UnityVS plugin for Visual Studio

Somasegars WebLog, July 2, 2014
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Game developers build the apps that hundreds of millions of users play every day across a wide variety of devices, from Xbox and Windows to iOS, Android and the Web. Games are the most popular applica...

Enabling Contributions to the Visual F# IDE Tools

Somasegars WebLog, June 30, 2014
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Visual Studio offers a variety of choice for developers to use the most effective languages for building their applications and services.  One of the languages that Visual Studio supports is F#, ...

Updated Flickr4Writer for new Flickr API restrictions

Method ~ of ~ failed, June 30, 2014
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Before Windows Live Writer was even publically released, I was glad to have been an early beta user/tester of the product. The team thought early about an extensible model and it has been my content a...

Current File Path on the Footer VS Extension

MSDN: Coding4Fun, June 23, 2014
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Shemeer NS, Shemeer's World of Programming, is back with a kind of Visual Studio Extension I don't see often. And as he almost always does, he's not only providing the binaries, not just the source, b...

Nuget Dependencies and latest Versions

Rick Strahls WebLog, June 20, 2014
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NuGet is one of the best things that happened to .NET, to make it easier to share and distributed shared components. NuGet has become Microsofts main inclusion mechanism (and it looks to be come even ...

Visual Studio "14" CTP Now Available

C# Frequently Asked Questions, June 3, 2014
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As announced today by Soma, we've just released the first CTP (Community Technology Preview) of the next version of Visual Studio. This is doubly-exciting as this is the first public release of a vers...

Visual Studio "14" CTP Now Available

The Visual Basic Team, June 3, 2014
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As announced today by Soma, we've just released the first CTP (Community Technology Preview) of the next version of Visual Studio. This is doubly-exciting as this is the first public release of a vers...

Visual Studio "14" CTP

Somasegars WebLog, June 3, 2014
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Today, we are making available a first community technology preview of the next version of Visual Studio, codenamed Visual Studio “14”.  This early build is focused on enabling feedba...

Accessing Visual Studio Online from YOUR Azure Account Now we can with this new PaaS offering

Sahil Malik [MVP], June 3, 2014
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In case you missed Brian Harry’s announcement – we can now either link existing Visual Studio Online (VSO) instances OR we can create brand new VSO instances and control them through the Azure Portal....

Visual Studio 2013 SDK Samples Released

MSDN: Coding4Fun, June 2, 2014
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For the past few months we've been highlighting projects and examples that extend Visual Studio in one way or another. Well today's post is the "Mother of all Visual Studio Extensibility Post."Why? ...

Multi-Device Development in Visual Studio

The Moth, May 28, 2014
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You've read on Soma's blog post that Microsoft is broadening Visual Studio's reach to other platforms (including for example Android)  specifically this is what Soma wrote: "With bring-y...

EOLM, End of the Line Markers Visual Studio Extension

MSDN: Coding4Fun, May 26, 2014
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Extensions don't have to be monsters. They don't have to have everything and the kitchen sink too. Sometimes a focused, specific extension that does one thing and one then well is the perfect fit for ...

How to Pebble with Windows and Visual Studio

MSDN: Coding4Fun, May 23, 2014
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El Bruno, aka Bruno Capuano, a Coding4Fun Friend, has been playing his new Pebble watch and sharing how you can write your own apps for it, using the tools all of you will likely have, Windows, Visual...

Edit and Continue survey results

C# Frequently Asked Questions, May 20, 2014
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Thanks everybody for all the great feedback! We've received hundreds of replies since last week with detailed information and concrete examples for us to review. We are closing the...

Edit and Continue survey results

The Visual Basic Team, May 20, 2014
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Thanks everybody for all the great feedback! We've received hundreds of replies since last week with detailed information and concrete examples for us to review. We are closing the...

Hiding contents in ASP.Net user control designer

The Code Project Latest Articles, May 14, 2014
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How to fix hiding controls in the Visual Studio user control designer...

Visual Studio Online REST APIs and Service Hooks

Somasegars WebLog, May 12, 2014
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Since we launched Visual Studio Online last November, we've seen great adoption and usage across enterprise, small business and personal users, with over a million accounts created so far.  ...

Powering Visual Studio with the power of PowerShell, StudioShell

MSDN: Coding4Fun, May 12, 2014
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Today's project from Jim Christopher shows turns how you interact with the Visual Studio IDE on its ear, from click, click, click, to type, type, type. From macro's (in those versions of Visual Studio...

A X86/ARM Emulator with source

MSDN: Coding4Fun, May 9, 2014
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Today Hardware Friday project isn't really hardware, but it's close and really kind of interesting and we just don't highlight projects like this often enough.X86/ARM EmulatorA quick search reveals th...