Tag Archives: Visual Studio

Updating Extensions Automatically in Visual Studio 2015

By | April 5, 2016

Using Visual Studio 2015 you can now also update the installed extension automatically. If the Auto-Update option is enabled, the extension would be updated automatically as and when the updates are available without any user interaction.  And we really don’t need look into the update notification  to manually update these extensions and restart the Visual Studio for the… Read More »

XAML Inspection Toolbar : Inspecting XAML for Live Debugging from the Apps

By | March 18, 2016

Visual Studio 2015 introduced many tools for debugging and diagnostic. We have also seen an another excellent feature for inspecting and debugging XAML UI. This feature enable a great capability for developers to Visualize and modify the XAML UI within a running application and review the dynamic the changes.  The tooling is support for XAML UI debugging is… Read More »

Selecting right version while creating your Universal Windows Platform (UWP) App

By | March 14, 2016

Choosing right version for your Apps is an important aspect for the app development and release for your end users. There are different released version of  operating system, you can choose which one to target or support. By setting up these version, you can ensure which Universal Platform your app would run or even what is the minimum… Read More »

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 »

“Related Items” in Application Insight Search Window inside Visual Studio

By | March 7, 2016

The recent updates of Visual Studio 2015 brings several improvement for Application Insights tool for Visual Studio. One of such improvement is “quickly see all the telemetry events associated with the event”.  Now, in Application Insight Search Window, additional to the event details we have an option called “Related Items”. This tab contains a pre-defined set of queries… 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 »