Tag Archives: Visual Studio 2012

Applying default styles quickly to your Windows Phone 8 application in Visual Studio

By | March 12, 2014

Default templates for Windows Phone application comes with few basic set of resource elements that defines the controls color, size, background etc.  To examine it more closely; you may noticed the  MainPage.Xaml created with the default template has three page level styles defined as static resources.

There is a ‘forr’ code snippet for reverse ‘for’ loop

By | August 28, 2013

Couple of days back we have discussed about one of the hidden and very useful code snippet, ‘propfull – for property and backing field’. Today you will learn another interesting code snippet ‘forr’. Yes, you read it correctly ! ‘forr’ . You must be familiar with ‘for’ code snippet  that generates basic for-loop structure.  Where as, ‘forr’ generates the… Read More »

How to select a block of code in Visual Studio

By | August 19, 2013

This is quite interesting and a handy tip. You can use it very often during your development  when you want to select a complete code block very quickly.   Keep you cursor either at the starting or at the ending braces  Just press Ctrl + Shift + ] . You will find the complete code block is  being selected.… Read More »