Tag Archives: visual studio 2013

Error propagation in the Solution Explorer – Visual Studio 2013

By | December 28, 2013

In our previous post (View Help with in Same Code Window – Peek Help), we have seen one excellent productive feature of Visual Studio 2013 power tool . Here is one more! “Viewing Error in Solution Explorer”.  This enables you to visualizes the error indication in the solution explorer directly in a cascading way.  You can see this… Read More »

View Help with in Same Code Window – Peek Help in Visual Studio 2013

By | December 27, 2013

Peek Help feature enables the Visual Studio 2013 users to view the code help ( MSDN documentation ) with in same code window. This increases the overall productivity of the developers – getting things done without distracted by the other things. The Peek Help feature is very similar to the “View Code Definition”, where we have seen how… Read More »

Easy Access To CodeLens Options in Visual Studio 2013

By | December 16, 2013

In one of our previous tip (Changing Code Information Indicator Styles in Visual Studio 2013), we have seen how we can customize the different CodeLens options. Now, with the latest version of VS 2013, this things are become more simpler. You can now get access to the CodeLens Options, by just right clicking on the indicator themselves.

Console.WriteLine or ‘cw’ – Which one do you prefer ?

By | September 16, 2013

Few days back we have discussed about some of the hidden and very useful code snippet of visual studio, ‘propfull – for property and backing field’ and ‘forr’ code snippet for reverse ‘for’ loop.  Many of you have found them very useful and thanks for sharing the feedback. Today you will learn another interesting code snippet, called‘cw’.

Refreshing browsers directly from Visual Studio 2013

By | August 30, 2013

The “Browser Link” feature of Visual Studio 2013  allows you to refresh the running web application in all the opened browser.   If you enable this features, Visual Studio creates a channel between the IDE and all the open browser to interact between each other.   By this, sending a “Refresh” command  from the Visual Studio IDE, can refresh the… Read More »

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 »

Function return values inspection in Visual Studio 2013

By | August 23, 2013

Visual Studio 2013 introduced a great feature  that helps you to inspect all the functions / nested functions returns values during the current debugging session.  This is really useful when the returned values are  not stored in a local variables and you want to check them. You can actually view then by giving the specific values in Watch… Read More »