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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
22 May 2012
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...
11 May 2012
Agile Software Engineering with Visual Studio & TFS: Downloadable Course
Lee Stott recently told me about a course on Agile Software Engineering using Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010 from the University of Calgary. What I find fascinating about this is: It’s a complete, tried and tested course, designed ...read more
10 May 2012
How to: Troubleshoot Build Server Failure with Visual Studio 2010
Ever found yourself in the helpless situation where you think you’ve tried every possible suggestion on the Internet to bring the build server back but it just won't work? Tarun Arora , Visual Studio ALM MVP, has created this video to help you understand what the problem is and get more information...
10 May 2012
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...
1 May 2012
Video: Visual Studio Testing Capabilities
Did you know that Visual Studio 2010 introduced new test tools, in addition to the existing web and load tests, in order to drive closer integration between testers and developers? Microsoft Test Manager is a new environment specifically for testers, providing support for test case management and test...
28 Feb 2012
Video: Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2010
This video provides an overview of how the full software development lifecycle is supported by Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010. It covers requirements, planning, architecture, development, code quality, version control, automated build, testing and reporting. Support for different...
27 Feb 2012
A Developers Guide to Expression Web
... or five reasons why you should use it alongside Visual Studio by Ian Haynes If you’re working on a web site or application in Visual Studio you may well be doing the design and front-end development there too. After all the web design surface is a version of Expression Web, isn’t...
30 Nov 2011
The .NET Ninja
by Chris Eargle The ninjas of legend evoke images of a mysterious figure in black, able to perform super human feats and defeat enemies with cunning tactics. Nowadays, the term is applied to those that have mastered a skill to such an extent they are considered more than mere mortals. Telerik JustCode...
14 Nov 2011
Reactive Extensions Update on Channel 9
A while ago I wrote a little about the Reactive Extensions (Rx) to .NET ( see previous post ) and also about the Visual Studio Async CTP ( see other previous post ) and I thought I’d take a moment to follow up because there’s a new video on Channel 9 about a new, experimental release of Rx which includes...
18 Oct 2011
The New Series of the Windows Phone Camp UK Continues in London & Edinburgh in November
Paul Lo United Kingdom
Please note: There has been a change of date for the Windows Phone Camp in London. The new date is Saturday 19 November 2011. Registration is now open for the November edition of the Windows Phone Camp (powered by Tech.Days UK). The Windows Phone Camps are events which will show you how to learn...
10 Oct 2011
Silverlight 5 Release Candidate Available
In case you missed it yesterday, the release candidate of Silverlight 5 is now available for you to download and test against. Silverlight 5 has a tonne of new features for developers to take advantage of. Back at the UK Tech.Days event in May, I talked about the feature-set including both; ...
2 Sep 2011
Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio 2010 1.4
Just a few days ago, the Azure team announced an update to their tooling for Visual Studio 2010 (Premium/Ultimate) which provides a few new features around MVC3, service configurations and package validation but also added Visual Studio’s profiling support to applications running in Azure. You can download...
9 Aug 2011
LightSwitch in the Real World
Tim Leung interviews Garth Henderson about how he uses LightSwitch. Last week saw a major milestone in the development of the Microsoft LightSwitch, a new addition to the Microsoft Visual Studio family. After being in development for more than 2 years, the product has been finally released. Many...
8 Aug 2011
The Visual Studio 2010 Async CTP (and refresh)
I’ve been going to Microsoft’s Professional Developer’s Conference (PDC) for over a decade now and one thing that I’ve learnt over that time is; 1. The Anders Heijlsberg talk is the talk that everyone wants to see 2. The Anders Heijlsberg talk is the talk that you won’t...
28 Jul 2011
ReSharper 6 Released
13 Jul 2011
Mads Kristensen Brings Web Standards to VS2010
When I heard the name Mads Kristensen I knew I’d heard it before… then I remembered he’s the guy who used to be at the bottom of my blog. The founder of BlogEngine.net What I didn’t realise was that Mads now works for Microsoft and he’s been doing some amazing things with his team, like creating the...
24 Jun 2011
CodeRush is Never out of Milk
Last month we talked about ReSharper so I thought it might be a good idea to take a look at another productivity tool CodeRush. We asked Rory Becker, DevExpress Evangelist for CodeRush if he wouldn’t mind giving us an introduction and this is what he had to say: If CodeRush was one of your friends he...
14 Jun 2011
What is ReSharper
I asked Hadi Hariri from JetBrains to give an Introduction to ReSharper for developers that might not have come across it before, here’s what he had to say: We go to a lot of conferences and despite many users knowing our tools, there are still many that don’t. When one of these developers asks me “So...
16 May 2011
The Visual Studio SP1 Razor experience for WebMatrix pages
Read Joe Stagner’s experience of working with ASP.NET in WebMatrix and Visual Studio SP1.
24 Mar 2011
Do you need 1-2-1 help on developing and publishing Windows Phone 7 Apps?
Paul Lo United Kingdom
If you answered yes, then you need to get to our Windows Phone 7 Workshops which is held in Birmingham, London and Manchester in March & April. Our goal is to get as many apps ready for Marketplace submission as possible, give you the opportunity to get one-on-one assistance from MVPs or Microsoft...
15 Mar 2011
Visual Studio 2010 productivity power tools
Visual Studio 2010 Productivity Power Tools are a set of extensions to Visual Studio Professional (and above) which improves developer productivity. In this third major release of the Power Tools we’ve made significant improvements to the Solution Navigator and the Tab Well to address our top customer...
22 Feb 2011
Layer Diagrams in BizTalk
Ever heard of Layer Diagrams? Before the following video, I hadn’t (slap my wrists). In this video Michael Stephenson talks about Layer Diagrams and why they are important for BizTalk. Michael shows how Layer Diagrams can be used to communicate and enforce architectural design decisions throughout your...
7 Feb 2011
New book - Inside the Microsoft Build Engine 2nd Edition: Using MSBuild and Team Foundation Build
Newly updated for 2011, William Bartholomew and Sayed Hashimi have updated their book Inside the Microsoft Build Engine: Using MSBuild and Team Foundation Build with 2010 versions of TFS Build and MSBuild. Here’s the blurb: As software complexity increases, proper build practices become ever more important...
1 Feb 2011
Free ebook: Moving to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
Yes, folks, yet another free ebook is doing the rounds. Here’s the blurb: Moving to Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 was written with three audiences in mind: Part I is for developers moving from Visual Studio 2003 to Visual Studio 2010. Part II is for developers moving from Visual Studio 2005. And Part...
10 Dec 2010
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