Tag Archives: Tips & Tricks



Configuring Code Information Indicators in Visual Studio 2013

In the previous two tips ( Check the Unit Test Status Easily and Effectively – Test Status Indicator in Visual Studio 2013 Preview and  Find the References Easily – Code Reference Indicator in Visual Studio 2013 Preview),   we have seen how code information indicator helps us to take a quick glance in the code reference […]

View Code Definition with in Same Code Window – Peek Definition in Visual Studio 2013 Preview

Visual Studio 2013 Preview IDE helps us to view the code definition with in the same code window without navigating to other files.  This feature is known as “Peek Definition”.  “Peek Definition” improves the overall developer productivity and getting things in a smart manner.  The fundamental of this features is very similar to how the […]

Configuring Pinging in IIS 7.0 / 7.5 to avoid terminating processes while debugging from Visual Studio

IIS monitors the worker processes health by sending a periodic request the worker processes. This pinging is to ensure that if the worker processes responding the incoming requests in timely manner. If the worker process does not respond in a timely manner, IIS terminates the process after a specific number of ping.  Now, consider you […]

How to detach a particular process instead “Detach All” in Visual Studio ?

Visual Studio processes windows  shows the list of attached process and  it also helps to detach a particular process from the list of attached process.  Let’s assume you have 4 process attached with visual studio for current application. If you use “Detach All”,  Visual Studio will detach all the process apart from the process which […]

New Color Picker in Visual Studio 2011 Developer Preview for CSS

CSS editor in Visual Studio 2011 introduced many new features for web developers and it helps developers to work with CSS more efficiently and organize way. One of the nice features of the new CSS Editor is Color Picker. While designing styles for web applications, web developers refers different tool to choose the color and […]

Search and Filters in Error List Window – Visual Studio 2011 Developer Preview

The Visual Studio “Error List Window” helps you display the errors, warnings, and messages produced during  compiling code, build, code analysis or even some other scenarios as well. We can click on the particular error, warning or message to get the exact details and cursor moves to location where error or warning causes. When we […]

Server Side Event Handler Generation From ASP.NET Markup in Visual Studio 2011 Developer Preview

This is really a great addition in Visual Studio 2011 Developer Preview for ASP.NET developers. If you are familiar with  WPF and XMAL development in Visual Studio, it should be well known for you, because  preview version of Visual Studio supports  generation of  event handler code from XMAL markup itself.  With Visual Studio 2011 developer […]

Inspecting Tier Interaction Profiling (TIP) results in Visual Studio 2010 Profiler

Tier Interaction Profiling (TIP) is the  Multi-Tier Performance Analysis feature in Visual Studio 2010. In one of my previous tip I have discussed about How to enable Tier Interaction Profiling ( TIP ) in Visual Studio 2010 Profiler ?  . In this tip I am going to discuss  how we can inspect the TIP Results.

Comparing Profiler Performance Reports in Visual Studio 2010

You can compare the results of two different profiler performance report files (.vsp ). Reports folder in performance explorer contains all the list of reports that generated so far from the current performance session. You can select two different reports to compare them. The difference between two reports presents a table view . The table […]

How to enable Tier Interaction Profiling ( TIP ) in Visual Studio 2010 Profiler ?

Tier Interaction Profiling (TIP) is the  Multi-Tier Performance Analysis feature in Visual Studio 2010. TIP  helps us to measure the performance of our application while our application doing some database interactions. This enables to see the number of time on data base query or Stored procedure executed during profiling