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  • Blog Post: C# Express: Edit and Continue

    You asked, and the tireless programmers in the C# division listened. Edit and Continue was something that many C# users wanted, and wanted badly. The good news is that it's here, and you'll be able to try it very soon. Next week even. For the uninitiated, Edit and Continue is a feature that allows you...
  • Blog Post: C# Express: Pick a name, any name.

    I recently got into bother because of my rather lax use of variable names in some example code. As someone who has the job of writing code samples that programmers like you are going to read when you glimpse at the C# documentation, it’s important that I at least set a good example. So I read up on the...
  • Blog Post: C# Express: Using the Visual Basic MyServices Namespace

    Visual Basic programmers have been keeping something from us: My Classes. The My Classes are some jolly useful methods that wrap various .NET Frameworks code, and make it quick and easy to do some otherwise tedious stuff. However, rejoice, for we C# programmers can use them too. Here’s how...
  • Blog Post: C# Express: Some sample projects

    If you are looking for some more samples to play with in C# Expess, I've written two projects that have just appeared on MSDN. Both consist of an article, and a project for you download and open right in your own copy of C# Express. Web Browser Express This project will create a neat tabbed web browser...
  • Blog Post: C# Express: Refactorwhating?

    If you haven’t seen Visual Studio Whidbey beta releases, you might not have heard of “refactoring”. Refactoring is cool, and once you see it, you’re going to use it a lot. Here’s a brief explanation. In the past, source code editor tools have been kinda dumb. OK, you...
  • Blog Post: C# Express: My favorite IDE tricks

    Having had reason to play with C# Express for the past few months, I’ve learned a few tricks that speed up my programming and just make life a lot more enjoyable. Maybe “tricks” is the wrong word – these features are kind of obvious once you know them, and most have been around...
  • Blog Post: C# Express: Getting Started

    You’ve downloaded and installed C# Express and played with some menu options. Now what? We’ve tried to make it look friendly, but heck, it can still be intimidating if you’ve not used Visual Studio before. Here are some suggestions as to how to get started with C# Express. ...
  • Blog Post: C# Express: Get Help

    Here are some more Help-related links for C# Express: Download MSDN Express - an expanded documentation set. Online version of the C# Express documentation - have a look if you are still undecided about installing C# Express. How and where to send feedback on C# Express and the docs - don...
  • Blog Post: C# Express is here!

    Well the Beta release is here, at any case. In fact, it’s so completely and utterly here that you can download and install right now from the MSDN Express site . C# Express is designed especially for students, hobbyists and anyone who wants a download a lightweight version of Visual Studio...
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