With its focus on tooling both in and outside of Visual Studio, this show will help you become a more productive developer. Join your host Robert Green and see what tools you can put in your Visual Studio Toolbox.
In this episode, Donovan Brown makes his debut as a co-host. He is joined by Sondra Batbold, who shows the Kanban board in Visual Studio Team Services. She shows how quickly you can customize the board to fit your team and how it is integrated with Microsoft Teams. For more information on the basics of […]
Windows 10 isn’t just for Desktop, Laptops and Phones, it’s also a platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). In this episode Dmitry Lyalin is joined by Stephen Huang to go over how to get started with Windows IoT Core, including fundamentals such as setting up the OS on an SD card, monitoring your device […]
In this episode, Robert is joined by Mads Kristensen, who shows us another batch of extensions he has written, all designed to boost developer productivity. Mads shows: File Icons [01:00] Adds icons for files that are not recognized by Solution Explorer. Syntax Highlighting Pack [05:00] Adds syntax highlighting and snippet support for a wide variety […]
In this episode, Dmitry is joined by Kevin Cunnane to give an overview of SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) for Visual Studio, a fully integrated SQL Server development environment. In this video we’ll demonstrate capabilities such as importing T-SQL into your solution, IntelliSense, table designers, data and schema compare capabilities, and much more. Resources: Follow […]
In this episode, Robert is joined by Stefan Wick, who shows how to convert a desktop app to a UWP app using the Desktop Bridge. Stefan demonstrates some of the benefits of using the Desktop Bridge, including clean install and uninstall and taking advantage of Windows 10 features including push notifications, Live Tile updates and […]
In this episode, Robert is joined by Jeremy Foster, who just did a GitHub for Windows users course for Microsoft Virtual Academy. Here, he focuses on how you can use GitHub in both Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code. Jeremy covers: GitHub Extension for Visual Studio [05:30] Creating and using repos [08:00] Committing changes and […]
In this episode, Robert is joined by Adam Driscoll, author of the very popular PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio. This extension is a set of tools for developing and debugging PowerShell scripts and modules in Visual Studio. With this extension, you can edit, run and debug PowerShell scripts while leveraging Visual Studio’s editor and debugging […]
In this episode, Robert is joined by Charles Sterling, who shows how to use Power BI in your development efforts, specifically how to call REST APIs with Power BI without writing any code. You can parse, model and transform the resulting JSON to make creating rich interactive reports a snap and integrate this into your development efforts […]
In this episode, Robert is joined by Daniel Jacobson, who shows how he built a Windows 10 IOT app that can be used by a coffee shop to know when customers enter and exit the shop. With that data, the shop can monitor traffic flow and figure out things like what days and times are […]
In this episode, Robert is joined by David Catuhe, the project lead for the UWP Community Toolkit, an open-source collection of helper functions, custom controls, and app services that simplifies and demonstrates common developer tasks for building UWP apps for Windows 10. David shows how easy it is to use the Toolkit and discusses some of […]
In this episode, Robert is joined by Kasey Uhlenhuth, who shows off a number of features that increase your code writing productivity in the current and next versions of Visual Studio. Among the things she shows are the C# Interactive window, Quick Launch, Navigate To, IntellliSense improvements, refactorings and better feedback from the code editor.