Category Archives: Visual Studio



Choosing the C# Language latest version (minor release ) in Visual Studio 2017

Visual Studio allows you to choose the C# language versions for your project. To achieve this, In Visual Studio, from the Solution Explorer, right-click on the project and select Properties -> Build Tab, and then Select Advanced button. This will bring “Advanced Build Settings” windows, where you can check the drop-down option for “Language Version”. […]

Did you know – “Developer News” section in Start Page, when collapsed, shows you a notification in case there are feed updates – Visual Studio 2017?

Visual Studio 2017 has a re-designed the start page that prioritizes and rearranged items, which made it cleaner and easy to access on the things that you need to get it started. Be it a Most Recent Used (MRU) project lists, opening an existing project or even choosing the project template for your new project […]

Picking up New Project Template right from the Start Page in Visual Studio 2017

Visual Studio 2017 having a reshaped start page. Be it with getting started documents, picking up your recent projects, or evening creating a new project. This has everything to get you started. Creating the new project has an altogether a new section to start up a new project. When you select the “Create new project…” […]

Did you know – “Attach to Process” dialog window now has a “Process Filtering” option in Visual Studio 2017 ?

During debugging in Visual Studio, attaching to a process is a very common activity, and as a developer, we are all familiar with it. We can attach the Visual Studio debugger to a running process by navigating from Debug > Attach to Process (Ctrl+Alt+P) and then select the specific process from the Attach to Process […]

Did you know – you can just “copy the code” as well from C# Interactive Window ?

The Interactive Window in Visual Studio is a great utility to play around the code, language features, API’s and other .NET framework features.   The Interactive Window also support features like IntelliSense, syntax highlighting and navigating through executed commands. Previously we have seen several tips around the C# Interactive Window, but there is one very […]

How To customize “Structure Guide Lines” Colors in Visual Studio 2017 ?

In Visual Studio 2017   dotted structure guide lines in your code, between the curly braces ({}), helps in identifying the individual blocks easily.  Also, hover over on the lines, it will shows the tooltip with opening of that block and its parents. In the previous post we have seen how to Turning On/Off “Structure […]

“Explore Related Telemetry Trends” in Application Insight Search Window inside Visual Studio

The Application Insights Trends tool in Visual Studio can analyze the data from the different set of telemetry types, time range and group by them in to different category.  The quickest ways to launch the Telemetry Trends tool is from  the solution explorer, under ApplicationInsights.config , select “Explore Telemetry Trends” or even we can launch […]