Category Archives: Visual Studio 2013

How to Play Audio using MediaPlayer using Xamarin in Visual Studio

By | July 10, 2015

In the previous post (Audio Recording using MediaRecorder using Xamarin in Visual Studio),  we have seen how to record an audio. In this post we are going to see how to play audio using Xamarin. The Simplest way to play audio in android is using the inbuilt MediaPlayer class. Lets create the User interface for the App. Add a button in the Main.axml file,… Read More »

Automatically uninstall and then reinstall Windows 8.1 App package while start debugging

By | September 7, 2014

When you start debugging by using F5, Visual Studio builds and deploys the app in a respective packages in the local storage, and then starts the app. If you stop  the debugging, you can run the app from installed location or if you execute it from Visual Studio again, Visual Studio just update the packages with updated components… Read More »

Better Debugging for Office App – Using JavaScript Console in Visual Studio

By | April 28, 2014

In the previous post I discussed about, Using DOM Explorer to Inspect your Office App in Visual Studio . While DOM Explorer helps you on inspect elements, applying CSS on the fly and many more things, playing around with JavaScript code , debugging it again difficult when the App is hosted on any of the Office Client.  When… Read More »

Setting up your Windows Azure Site during Web Site creation in Visual Studio 2013

By | April 7, 2014

Visual Studio 2013 introduced  “Simplified New Project Dialog” control that makes easier to select a project type like ASP.NET MVC, Web Forms, Web API, Single Page Application (SPA) etc. The new project selection allows you to select a project type with combination of ASP.NET MVC and Web Forms or even of some other types. Recent update of Visual… 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 »