Category Archives: Visual Studio



Calling current project methods from C# Interactive Window in Visual Studio 2015 ?

The C# 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. It is a REPL  (Read–eval–print loop) that provides us an environment for live coding and evaluate […]

Did you know– You can Drag-Drop & Copy-Paste code inside Watch Window in Visual Studio?

Watch Windows is one of most powerful and commonly used debugging tool inside Visual Studio.  This tool is commonly used to explore the objects, values, properties and other aspect during debugging.  To inspect any object, while debugging we generally right click on the code block and select “Add to Watch” to explore or we can […]

Getting an Application Insights Instrumentation Key inside Visual Studio itself

Instrumentation Key is the key integration point between your application and the Application Insights.  This key is essential for sending the application telemetry data back to azure. If you create the Application Insights directly using Visual Studio; Visual Studio takes care of linking between your application and the key. If you create the Application Insights […]

9 Hidden Features of Visual Studio that you should know

Visual Studio is a very powerful IDE. Visual Studio also support lots of tooling capabilities to increase the developer productivity. Over the period I have shared several tips and tricks, new features and hidden feature of Visual Studio over here.  When we say it as hidden, they may be exists from the very beginning of Visual […]