Tag Archives: Visual Studio



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 – 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 […]

Simplified Process Attaching – Reattach to Process in Visual Studio 2017

Attaching to a process during debugging, is one of the very common task. We can attach the Visual Studio debugger to a running process by navigating from Debug >  Attach to Process (Ctrl+Alt+P) and then select specific process from the Attach to Process dialog box. This could be a repetitive process during the development and […]

Building Your First Bot using Microsoft Bot Framework

Microsoft Bot Framework is a comprehensive  suite of tools and offering to build and deploy the conversational chat bots for your app users.  You can build and publish your intelligent bot that interacts naturally wherever your users are talking – from Skype, Facebook Messenger, Office 365 mail and other conversational medium. Read more about Bot […]

Using CodeLens to display the Application Insights Exception Telemetry in Visual Studio

You can now leverage the CodeLens to display the Exception telemetry inside Visual Studio. Application Insights Exception details now can be accessible and display via CodeLens in Visual Studio. As long as you are connected with Application Insights, the CodeLens exception indicator will display the count of exception and details for each method over the […]

Track Focused Element – “In-App XAML Inspection Toolbar” – Visual Studio 2015

Visual Studio 2015 introduced many tools for debugging and diagnostic. We have seen excellent feature for inspecting and debugging XAML UI, which enables great capability for developers to Visualize and modify the XAML UI within a running application and review the dynamic changes.  We have also seen the In-App XAML Inspection Toolbar , that allow […]