Category Archives: Visual Studio

Quickly connect Azure Cosmos DB with your applications using Visual Studio Connected Services

By | February 21, 2018

Visual Studio Connected Services enables developers to easily connect and integrate with several services. We have seen several connected services including Application Insights, Azure Storage, Mobile services etc. Similarly, you can connect Azure Cosmos DB accounts from Visual Studio using the connected services. Visual Studio Connected Services allows adding Cosmos DB account to your project and start building… Read More »

Get the most out of Output Window in Visual Studio

By | January 19, 2018

The Visual Studio Output window displays status messages for various features within IDE include build errors, compilation error, project configuration information, which occur when a project is compiled. This window is very much important to see what your application is doing during the build and further using those logs for troubleshooting. Apart from just reading the logs and… 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 »

Open your current project in Visual Studio Code directly from Visual Studio IDE

By | January 4, 2018

Visual Studio Code, a lightweight code editor for developing and debug modern web and cloud applications. This cross-platform development tool can run on  – Windows, Linux, and OS X.  Both Visual Studio IDE and Visual Studio Code are very powerful editors and almost everyone must be familiar with using these editors.  In this post, I will show you… Read More »

Using Quick Actions in Visual Studio to upgrade project’s language version

By | November 22, 2017

In Visual Studio, you have seen the light bulb, if there is an error, Visual Studio provides a suggestion for how to fix the issue.  We all are familiar with this feature of Visual Studio. Did you know – you can use this feature to update the project language version as well.  In the previous post Choosing the C#… Read More »

Choosing the C# Language latest version (minor release ) in Visual Studio 2017

By | November 21, 2017

Visual Studio allows you to choose the C# language versions for your project. To achieve this, In Visual Studio, from the Solution Explorer, right-click on the project and select Properties -> Build Tab, and then Select Advanced button. This will bring “Advanced Build Settings” windows, where you can check the drop-down option for “Language Version”. You can refer… Read More »

Did you know – You can automatically create classes from JSON or XML in Visual Studio?

By | November 9, 2017

During the development, often, we require generating classes from JSON objects or XML objects, typically when we need a data to object mapping. In many instances, you may run for manually writing the members of the classes based on the property names coming from your JSON or based on XML attributes. However, there is a very interesting, but… Read More »