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  • Blog Post: VS 2010 RC Released

    Microsoft has shipped the RC for Visual Studio 2010 / .NET Framework 4! The RC will be made available to the public on Wednesday, February 10, 2010. Jason Zander on the release. The download page
  • Blog Post: New Articles on MSDN: ClickOnce, Office 2007 Business Applications

    The following new articles have appeared on MSDN: Certificate Expiration in ClickOnce Deployment Building the Contoso Auto Sales Office Business Application Part 1 Building the Contoso Auto Sales Office Business Application Part 2
  • Blog Post: Help Me Get Started Using Visual Studio

    If you are new to Visual Studio, you might be interested in these links: Visual Studio Quick Tour of the Integrated Development Environment How to Arrange and Dock Windows How to Navigate Within the Integrated Development Environment Managing Solutions, Projects, and Files Editing Code and Resource Files...
  • Blog Post: Error Loading Projects: ResetSkipPkgs

    If you are having trouble loading projects and perhaps get an error message like this:  “Project ‘X’ could not be opened because the Microsoft Visual C# 2008 compiler could not be created.” Try passing in these parameters when starting the IDE: devenv /resetskippkgs. This can fix a problem that...
  • Blog Post: Feedback Wanted: Links to C# Tech Info

    A couple of us are working on finding a way to surface key links to information in the MSDN library. Perhaps later we will also link to information found throughout the community websites. If we can find the right approach, we might canonize these categorize and links on the Learn page of the C# Dev...
  • Blog Post: Webcast: Lighting Up the New Visual Studio 2010 Editor with Rich Extensions (Level 200)

    Microsoft Events on MSDN will be hosting a webcast on Wednesday, December 09, 2009 10:00 AM Pacific Time. The event is designed to familiarize you with the new editor extensions that the WPF redesign have helped make possible. You can find more webcasts , videos , virtual labs and podcasts by following...
  • Blog Post: Official Publication of Creating Windows Azure Applications with Visual Studio Videos

    Though they were previewed earlier this month, we have now officially released the first of Windows Azure series of How Do I videos. Below you find a list of the videos that have been created, along with links to their location in the How Do I Video library . The Developing Windows Azure Applications...
  • Blog Post: Community Convergence LVII

    Welcome to the fifty-seventh issue of Community Convergence. In this post I’ll focus on new articles from the C# team, as well as events taking place at PDC. From the C# Team Eric Lippert Closing over the loop variable considered harmful Three Umpires   (The Compiler Calls ‘em as it Sees ‘em) Simple...
  • Blog Post: Video: Azure Services in Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2, Part III

    This is the first of three videos showing how Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 provides support for the development and deployment of Azure Services applications. In these short How Do I Videos, I filmed Jim Nakashima as he demonstrated practical techniques for quickly deploying applications to the cloud. These...
  • Blog Post: Video: Azure Services in Visual Studio Beta 2, Part II

    This is the second in a series of three videos showing how Visual Studio 2010 provides support for the development and deployment of Azure Services applications. In these short How Do I Videos, I filmed Jim Nakashima as he demonstrated practical techniques for quickly deploying applications to the cloud...
  • Blog Post: Videos: Azure Services in Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 with Jim Nakashima, Part I

    This is the first of three videos showing how Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 provides support for the development and deployment of Azure Services applications. In these short How Do I Videos, I filmed Jim Nakashima as he demonstrated practical techniques for quickly deploying applications to the cloud. These...
  • Blog Post: HDI Video: Generate from Usage in Visual Studio 2010 with Karen Liu

    Karen Liu, the Lead Program Manager for the Visual C# and Visual Basic IDEs, has created a new video on Generate from Usage (GFU), a feature found in Visual Studio 2010, Beta 2. This post recaps what is included in the video, including the sections that show how GFU can be used to enhance test first...
  • Blog Post: Classic, Lightweight and ScriptFree MSDN Library Views

    There have been a number of changes to the MSDN library of late, and to the way it is integrated with Visual Studio 2010. Kathleen McGrath and Mark D'Urso have created a nice little video that walks you through some of the new features such as the classic, lightweight and script-free views, as well as...
  • Blog Post: New Article on Detecting Memory Leaks . NET Applications

    MSDN has published an excellent article by Fabrice Marguerie entitled “ How to Detect and Avoid Memory and Resource Leaks in .NET Applications .” In the article, the author explains how memory leaks are introduced into .NET applications, and what you can do to discover and eliminate them. The code shown...
  • Blog Post: CSharp “How Do I Videos (Podcasts)” for the Zune Software

    It can be handy to create custom RSS feeds for the Zune so that it is easy to download and watch selected videos. You can watch these videos either on your PC, or on the Zune itself. Here is a custom feed I created that contains all the new C# 4.0 language and IDE How Do I Videos , plus a selection of...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 does not Load: The “Application Cannot Start” and Raster Font Errors

    I was working at home the other night with a freshly installed copy of Visual 2010 Beta 2. I closed the IDE for a moment, and when I tried to reopen it, I got an error that read: “The application cannot start.” I found I could start the IDE by using the Jump Lists in Windows 7 to start a specific application...
  • Blog Post: Booting from a VHD

    Hosting an OS in a virtual machine can be very useful for developers, but sometimes one pays a price in terms of performance. In Windows 7 developers can get improved performance in virtual machines by native booting a VHD. First create a Virtual PC that hosts Windows 7, then restart your computer, and...
  • Blog Post: CodeRush Xpress 9.2 Ships

    The free CodeRush Xpress from DevExpress provides C# and VB developers with powerful extensions to Visual Studio. These features include editing and refactoring tools that make it easier for you to quickly produce well designed code. Version 9.2 of CodeRush Xpress, which shipped on August 25, 2009, has...
  • Blog Post: New in Help: Low Bandwidth View of the MS Online Library

    When you are in the MSDN Library, you can now switch to a Low Bandwidth View of the Microsoft MSDN Library , where the overview of our products and API’s is stored. This view gives a faster response time, especially if you are in a location or at a time where there is poor connectivity to the Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: New Visual Studio Learn Page

    Some folks here on the MSDN and BizApps teams put together a new learn page for the Visual Studio site . Their goal was to make it easier for you to learn basic information about using Visual Studio. Just go ahead and browse the new page , or check out some of their key links, which I have duplicated...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight Animation Part II: Sprites

    In the previous post in this series, you learned how to create a simple animation with Silverlight. The next step is to learn how to create animated objects called sprites. This post will also explain how to ensure that a Sprite’s movement is restricted to a bounded area, as shown below in Application...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight Layouts Part 1

    This is the third in a series of posts on Silverlight. The text focuses on creating a basic interface for a Silverlight application and explores simple ways to work with Grid controls that are divided up into Rows and Columns . So far, I’ve added the following posts to the Silverlight series: Silverlight...
  • Blog Post: Publishing an ASP.NET Web Application in IIS

    I had a need to publish a Web Application from Visual Studio 2008 into IIS, rather than into the default Visual Studio Development Server. I already had IIS installed, but I wasn’t quite sure what to do next. Here are some notes that I took on what turned out to be a three step process to publish an...
  • Blog Post: Community Convergence XLVIII

    Welcome to the 48th Community Convergence. The C# team continues to work hard to get out the next version of C#, and to add improvements to the Visual Studio 2010 IDE. Working long, fruitful hours on these rainy Washington State January days and nights, the engineers on our team are doing a great job...
  • Blog Post: New Features in C# 4.0 Paper, plus Feedback and Samples

    Mads Torgersen, a C# PM and member of the C# design team, has worked with other members of the C# team to create a document that outlines the new features in C# 4.0. Along with Anders’ PDC talk , this is probably the best way to get an overview of what the C# team has planned for the next release of...
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