Tag Archives: XAML

Enabling Live XAML Debugging in Visual Studio

By | February 5, 2016

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 »

Working with Live XAML in Windows Universal Apps and Visual Studio 2015

By | August 3, 2015

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 »

Getting the Item container corresponding to the selected item in XAML – Windows Store App

By | June 25, 2014

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 »

Drag and Drop XAML Controls from Toolbox to Document Outline

By | February 17, 2014

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.

Go To Resource Definition – XAML Code Editor – Visual Studio 2013

By | February 10, 2014

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 »