Category Archives: Visual Studio 2017

Visual Studio Tip: Quick Actions and Refactoring – Quickly convert for-to-foreach

By | April 28, 2018

Visual Studio 2017 IDE provides its own quick refactoring capabilities using Quick Actions and Refactoring. Refactoring is a procedure to reform our code without altering the functional intent and which is easier to maintain, read and support. There are several third-party extension and tool that also allows extended code and editor level refactoring. First of all, performing a… Read More »

Visual Studio Tooling for migrating NuGet Packages.config to PackageReference

By | April 16, 2018

Like project or assembly references to the projects, NuGet PackageReferences manage NuGet dependency directly within project files rather than using a separate package.config file. This helps to manage all your project dependencies consistently from a single place. If your project running with Packages.config, and you want to migrate to PackagesReference, you can now take help of Visual Studio… Read More »

Quickly locate or change the custom project or Item templates locations in Visual Studio 2017

By | February 12, 2018

In Visual Studio, all the custom template files must be placed in a specific location so that Visual Studio recognizes, and the templates can appear in the New Project Dialog Window and Add New Item Dialog Window. By default, Visual Studio search for two different locations for project and item templates respectively. If you placed a compressed file… Read More »

Did you know – Now you can duplicate Line of Code without losing your clipboard content within Visual Studio?

By | January 12, 2018

The recent release of Visual Studio 2017 Preview version introduced a very small but useful feature – Duplicate Line of Code. Until now If we need to duplicate a line, we need to follow the standard copy & paste flow. With that, we lose the previous clipboard content. Now, Visual Studio allows us to quickly duplicate a line… Read More »

Did you know – “Developer News” section in Start Page, when collapsed, shows you a notification in case there are feed updates – Visual Studio 2017?

By | August 18, 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 – start page… Read More »

Picking up New Project Template right from the Start Page in Visual Studio 2017

By | August 16, 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…” option, you will… Read More »

Set Conditions for Exception in Visual Studio 2017

By | August 14, 2017

In Visual Studio, you can use Exception Settings Window to manage the exceptions – for which exception to break, at which point to break, to add or deleting exceptions. The Exception Settings windows for Visual Studio is there for quite some time. You can open the exception settings window by navigating from Debug -> Windows -> Exception Settings.… Read More »