Category Archives: Visual Studio

Did you know – you can close specific set of open documents together in Visual Studio ?

By | March 13, 2016

During the development using Visual Studio,  many time we faced that, there are so many open files in the editor. Sometime it is becoming very difficult to manage them,  or to find a specific document or even navigate among them. As a next step we close all the documents and then try to open those specific document. Rather… Read More »

How to enable the PerfTip while debugging in Visual Studio incase you don’t see it?

By | March 10, 2016

Getting the performance information is now in your finger tip and you can inspect this information during debugging itself using the PerfTips feature. Run you application in debug mode, and step through the lines by F10. You should be to able see the time elapsed during the execution of previous statement. This feature is enabled by default. In… Read More »

“Execute in Interactive”– Send to C# Interactive Window – Visual Studio 2015

By | March 5, 2016

“Execute in Interactive” feature is great addition with the new Visual Studio 2015 Update.  Previously I shared several posts on C# Interactive Window , discussed about how to work with it ?  How to execute scripts using interactive Window ? . Recently I shared another quick tip  on Calling current project methods from C# Interactive Window in Visual… Read More »

Avoid code warnings being missed or ignored : Treating Warnings as Errors in Visual Studio

By | March 4, 2016

While developing application often we ignored several “build warnings” and only focused on fixing the “build errors”. What does those warning means? Are they really meant for ignore ? Or We are creating defects for future ?  When compilers compile the code and that can’t be built, Visual Studio shows the build error and In case of success… Read More »

Calling current project methods from C# Interactive Window in Visual Studio 2015 ?

By | March 2, 2016

The C# Interactive Window in Visual Studio is a great utility to play around the code, language features, API’s and other .NET framework features. The Interactive Window also support features like IntelliSense, syntax highlighting and navigating through executed commands. It is a REPL  (Read–eval–print loop) that provides us an environment for live coding and evaluate expression or code… Read More »

Filtering error list by Projects to focus on a specific problem in Visual Studio 2015

By | February 26, 2016

Incase there are several errors in your Visual Studio Solution and you have multiple projects, sometime it is quite difficult to figure out for which project actually it is causing. Most of the time as a developer either we sort by the project column to focus on a specific project or start building one my one project.  In Visual… Read More »

You can track Out of Scope Objects by assigning an Object ID during debugging in Visual Studio

By | February 17, 2016

“Make Object ID”, you can consider it as an another hidden features of Visual Studio that can give you lot of flexibility during debugging.  When we set “Make Object ID” for an object,  we are informing the Debugger to keep track of that object no matter it’s within scope or out of scope for the current context.  You… Read More »