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  • Blog Post: WPF in Visual Studio 2010 – Part 7 : Wrap up

    This is the final part in the WPF in Visual Studio 2010 series. Reflections on the Series One of the aims of this series was to give a deeper look into collaboration the Visual Studio and WPF teams undertook during this release, specifically focusing on the “Lessons learned.” As such, I tended...
  • Blog Post: WPF in Visual Studio 2010 – Part 6 : Automated UI Testing

    This is the sixth article in the WPF in Visual Studio 2010 series . This week, guest author Phil Price gives us his view of what it took to test the new WPF UI. - Paul Harrington Background This post covers an overview of techniques that we used to create and maintain automated user interface regression...
  • Blog Post: WPF in Visual Studio 2010 - Part 5 : Window Management

    This is the fifth article in the WPF in Visual Studio 2010 series . This week, guest author Matthew Johnson presents a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at Visual Studio's innovative window management system. - Paul Harrington Background Several people have expressed interest in how much effort...
  • Blog Post: WPF in Visual Studio 2010 – Part 4 : Direct Hosting of WPF content

    This is the fourth part in the series of posts on Visual Studio 2010’s use of WPF. This week, we’ll take a look at how Visual Studio 2010 detects and hosts WPF content ‘natively’ while at the same time allowing for non-WPF content. Frames and Panes In the Visual Studio extensibility...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio 2010 Text Clarity: ClearType Options

    Text clarity in Visual Studio 2010 has been a hot topic throughout the product cycle. Each time we talk or write about it, we seem to invite yet another round comments, some of them quite emotionally charged . We take such feedback very seriously because, whether the comments are completely justified...
  • Blog Post: WPF Text Clarity Improvements

    As most of you know, we’ve rebuilt the editor and much of Visual Studio using WPF for Visual Studio 2010. This allows for a wealth of new visualizations and enables many new extensibility scenarios, often making previously impossible tasks possible and previously difficult tasks much easier. Unfortunately...
  • Blog Post: WPF in Visual Studio 2010 – Part 3 : Focus and Activation

    Continuing the WPF in Visual Studio 2010 series, today’s post is on the subject of “Focus and Activation”. Of all the problems we had to deal with in the new WPF UI, this was probably the most tricky to get right. Focus problems are notoriously hard to debug, partly because interacting...
  • Blog Post: WPF in Visual Studio 2010 – Part 2 : Performance tuning

    This post, the second in a series of articles on Visual Studio 2010’s use of WPF, covers tips and techniques for optimizing performance of WPF applications, and also several areas where we needed to tune Visual Studio 2010 in order to squeeze the best out of WPF. The first post in the series covered...
  • Blog Post: WPF in Visual Studio 2010 - Part 1 : Introduction

    This is the first part in a seven part series. Links to the other parts are included at the bottom of this post. Now that the Release Candidate for Visual Studio 2010 is publicly available, we’ve started receiving questions from inquisitive users about how Visual Studio 2010 itself was built...
  • Blog Post: Changing Visual Studio’s Color Palette

    [ Update 2/9/2010 ] The RC version of the extension is now available (using the same link). Users who installed this extension for Beta 2 and customized the theme for VS2010 Beta 2 : If you have installed VS2010 RC on the same computer, you may experience a "rainbow colored" VS. To remedy this problem...
  • Blog Post: What's new for editor extenders in Beta 2?

    Noah Richards – Developer, Visual Studio Editor Team Short Bio: Noah has been working on the Visual Studio Editor team since he graduated college two and a half years ago. He maintains a blog , posts sample code for editor extensions, and frequently answers editor-related questions on Twitter . Editor...
  • Blog Post: Improvements to VS 2010 Text Selection

    Brittany Behrens – Program Manager, Visual Studio Editor Team Short Bio : I’m Brittany, a Program Manager on the Visual Studio Editor team. Some of you may recognize me from Connect bugs or as the main voice of @VSEditor on Twitter , and I’m responsible for a variety of Editor features. I love hearing...
  • Blog Post: VS 2010 Beta2: Workaround for Raster Font Settings Issue

    In addition to making announcements, showcasing features, posting walkthroughs, and sharing Visual Studio tips and tricks, we’ll also be using this blog to raise awareness of commonly-encountered bugs and explain their workarounds. As many of you know, we’ve rebuilt the editor using WPF for Visual Studio...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio Sessions at PDC ‘09

    The Professional Developers Conference (PDC) this year is in Los Angeles from November 17 th to 19 th . The PDC is an opportunity to mingle with architects and developers from the software industry and to listen to the leaders, heroes and legends from Microsoft and its industry partners. As well as workshops...
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