Category Archives: Visual Studio

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 latest versions for your project. To choose the C# language latest versions, 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… 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 »

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 »