Visual Studio 2015 provides lots of tooling supports for debugging and diagnostic. Previously we discussed about PerfTips – Easiest way to get Performance Information and Debugging Lambda Expression in Visual Studio 2015 . Even we also discussed about debugging live XAML. Couple of days back I received some queries on live xaml debugging where reader asked why he… Read More »
Visual Studio 2015 introduced many tools for debugging and diagnostic. We have seen PerfTips – Easiest way to get Performance Information and Debugging Lambda Expression in Visual Studio 2015 over past weeks. In this post, we are going to take look into another excellent feature for inspecting and debugging XAML UI. This feature enable a great capability for… Read More »
While building Apps using XAML, in many instances you may encounter this problem where you need to get an access for the container element from an ItemControl elements. For an example, you have GridView Control, and which has some grouped element as part of Item DataTemplate. If you handle only the GridItemClick event with command pattern (Using ICommand),… Read More »
Have you even wonder to change the XAML UI designer background? May be; by applying some color that you like or to be more focused on work, by making a single color background. By default the background of the XAML UI designer is two color pattern fill; which depends on the theme that you have selected.
Using Visual Studio 2013, you can now drag and drop the XAML controls directly into the document outline. Earlier the control drag and drop was restricted only to the XAML Editor. One of the basic problem due to that restriction was to find and place control in a proper location, mostly when there a big chunk of code.
Visual Studio 2013 introduces a nice feature that moves the selected code block up and down. This feature was often required for code movement or refactoring code, as for example, selecting a block and moving it into a method quickly. Here is the good news for XAML developers; Moving the code block up/down also supports in XAML code editor.
In the previous post I have discussed about the new Go To Definition feature with Visual Studio 2013 XAML Editor. You have seen how the Go To Definition works with objects, properties, XAML controls as well as custom controls. Another very interesting and useful fact is, the Go To Definition feature is also works with Resource files. When you… Read More »