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  • Blog Post: Adding Animations as the final gloss for your Windows Phone app

    by Andy Wigley , Microsoft Technical Evangelist Summary: Appropriate use of animations are a key part of any successful Windows app, whether on Windows 8.x or on Windows Phone. For Windows Phone apps, there are six essential animations that every developer and designer needs to know how to implement...
  • Blog Post: Register Now for the Visual Studio Virtual Launch Event

    Be our guest at the Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 virtual launch event. Watch the live debut of Visual Studio 2012 on September 12, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. BST. Experience all of the incredible new features of Visual Studio 2012 from wherever you happen to be. Visit the Visual Studio Virtual Launch site to...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio 2010 UML Design Pattern Toolbox Items Extension – Updated for Visual Studio 11 Beta

    I’ve been meaning to update the UML Design Patterns extension I put together a while ago and have finally got round to it. There are no functional changes, I’ve just changed the VSIX installer to allow it to be installed into Visual Studio 11 as well ...read more
  • Blog Post: Event: Tech.Days: Visual Studio 11 Online Event, 28th June 2012, 1pm to 3pm

    This event will cover the key new features and capabilities that Visual Studio 11 offers software development teams, and the opportunity to ask questions to the UK Developer Tools team and partners. There’ll be something for almost anyone involved in software development, from Project Managers...
  • Blog Post: Article: The Latest SharePoint Tools in Visual Studio 11 Beta

    By Ben Robb SharePoint tools haven't been forgotten in the new wave of developer productivity tooling. The new Visual Studio 11 Beta includes all the familiar tooling from VS 2010, with some additional extensions to: - Create lists and content types - Create site columns - Create Silverlight web...
  • Blog Post: Announcement: Updates to the Visual Studio 11 UI in the RC release

    The Visual Studio team has received lots of feedback on the Visual Studio 11 Beta UI and has implemented some important changes to the UI as a direct response. Check out Jason Zander’s blog and the Visual Studio blog for all the details. Please keep that feedback coming – you can have a direct...
  • Blog Post: Event: International SharePoint Conference – A Review

    By Ben Robb . Often, developers new to SharePoint can get lost in the new world they encounter – with strange, obscure acronyms and terminology. There is a steep learning curve for developers and team leads starting their first development project in SharePoint. At the International SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: CSS3: Font sizing with ‘rem’

    by Ian Haynes . One of the new CSS3 constructs that gets less attention than it deserves is that of ‘root em’ font sizing, normally know as ‘rem’. This makes all font sizes relative to the root <html> element of a page, not relative to the parent element. At a stroke...
  • Blog Post: Announcement: Async Targeting Pack for Visual Studio Released

    By Liam Westley If you were holding off using Visual Studio 11 Beta as it couldn’t create .NET 4.0 and Silverlight 5.0 apps using the Async CTP, then you’ll be happy to know the Async team have released the Async Targeting Pack for Visual Studio 11 which fixes the incompatibilities. Full...
  • Blog Post: Video: 2 Minute Overview of Visual Studio 11 Beta from #devweek

    Not had a chance to look at the latest features of Visual Studio 11 Beta yet? Here’s a bite-sized overview from Developer Tools Specialist Richard Erwin. Why not download the beta while you're at it. Enjoy!
  • Blog Post: Learning: Getting Started with ASP.NET MVC 5

    The ASP.NET team have produced some really useful resources for devs interested in building an ASP.NET MVC 5 Web application using Visual Studio 2013 . There are no less than 9 tutorials covering the basics, including: How to create a new ASP.NET MVC project. How to create ASP.NET MVC controllers...
  • Blog Post: Video: Overview of Dev Week

    Missed the Dev Week conference at the end of last month? Never fear, we’ve got lots of resources if you missed out or need a refresher, kicking off with this video review of the event in less than 2 minutes. Windows Azure, Visual Studio 11 Beta and Windows Phone demo's are listed below. Enjoy!...
  • Blog Post: Article: Visual Studio 11 Beta – an initial ‘review’

    by Mike Fourie This review is based on the Visual Studio 11 Beta build released by Microsoft on 29 th February 2012. It’s been two years since Microsoft released Visual Studio 2010 in April 2010 and over a year since they delivered Service Pack 1 in March 2011. At last the next major release...
  • Blog Post: Article: LightSwitch in Visual Studio 11 Beta

    By Tim Leung What's the most exciting feature in the Visual Studio 11 (VS11) Beta? Although VS11 includes plenty for you to discover and learn, one of the more interesting features is that it gives you a preview of what's to come in the next release of LightSwitch. But if you've never heard of LightSwitch...
  • Blog Post: Announcement: Visual Studio 11 Beta Survey–tell us what you think!

    Got something to say about Visual Studio 11 Beta? Make sure you complete the survey to get your voice heard. As well as your comments on performance, reliability, and quality, the Visual Studio team want to know your opinions on areas such as setup and project/solution compatibility. Your input will...
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