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Bing Code Search Add-in for Visual Studio 2013

Bing Code Search Add-in for Visual Studio 2013

2 years ago
The Bing Code Search add-in allows you to search and reuse code snippets directly inside Visual Studio.

Episode 406: Josh Varty and Amadeusz Wieczorek on Alive Visual Studio Plug-In

2 years ago
Waterloo University students Josh Varty and Amadeusz Wieczorek created ‘Alive’ – a Visual Studio plug-in that allows developers to view the values of variables at design time. They discuss building the project, working with Roslyn, and turning it into a business.
Real-time Monitoring of Mobile Apps with Xamarin Insights

Real-time Monitoring of Mobile Apps with Xamarin Insights

3 years ago
This is the last of our second four part series on building cross-platform apps using Xamarin and C#. In this episode Robert is joined by James Montemagno, a developer evangelist at Xamarin, who discusses Xamarin Insights, a new monitoring solution for all mobile applications. We get an indepth look at how to integrate Xamarin Insights […]
Developing Cross-platform 2D Games in C# and CocosSharp

Developing Cross-platform 2D Games in C# and CocosSharp

3 years ago
This is the third of another four part series on building cross-platform apps using Xamarin and C#. In this episode Robert is joined by James Montemagno, a developer evangelist at Xamarin. James takes us for a tour of CocosSharp, a Xamarin library for building 2D Windows, iOS and Android games from a shared C# code […]
Cloud Enable a WPF LOB App Part 2a

Cloud Enable a WPF LOB App Part 2a

3 years ago
In this episode, the first half of the second of two parts (in other words, part 2a 🙂), Robert continues exploring how you can modernize your existing WPF line of business applications and move to the cloud. The demo app uses WCF and SQL Server. In part 1, he showed how to move the app’s data […]
Cloud Enable a WPF LOB App Part 1

Cloud Enable a WPF LOB App Part 1

3 years ago
In this episode, the first of two parts, Robert begins exploring how you can modernize your existing WPF line of business applications and move to the cloud. The demo app uses WCF and SQL Server. He first moves the data to Azure SQL and then publishes the WCF service to an Azure Web site. And […]
Designing iOS apps inside Visual Studio with Xamarin

Designing iOS apps inside Visual Studio with Xamarin

3 years ago
This is the second of another four part series on building cross platform apps using Xamarin and C#. In this episode Robert is joined by James Montemagno, a developer evangelist at Xamarin. James shows us the new Xamarin Designer for iOS that is integrated directly into Visual Studio to design iOS applications. You don’t need to use XCode to build […]

GoingNative 35: Fast Tips for Faster Builds!

3 years ago
(Sorry for the delay! Look forward to 2 episodes in March!) Today’s episode is packed with practical tips to significantly speed up your build time (we ain’t talking chump change) that you can apply immediately after watching! Join our build throughput expert (as well as our intern!) as we guide you through the steps to decrease your downtime […]
Strategies for Adopting New Technologies

Strategies for Adopting New Technologies

3 years ago
This is the fifth in a series of shows featuring speakers from the VSLive conference, which was held in Redmond in August. In this episode, Robert is joined by Miguel Castro. They discuss how you approach new technologies, and in particular, how you approach the fact that as new techniques become available, there is more […]
Bing Developer Assistant Update

Bing Developer Assistant Update

3 years ago
Bing Developer Assistant for Visual Studio combines the functionality of two popular Visual Studio extensions into one: Sample Browser and Bing Code Search. In this episode, Robert is joined by Scott Ge and Pravin Indurkar to explore what is new in the Bing Developer Assistant since the last time it was featured on the show. Scott and […]

Visual Studio Tip: Customizing Search Output in Visual Studio

3 years ago
When you do a Find in Files (CTRL+SHIFT+F), by default the output displays the file path which can fill up the results window. Did you know you can use a registry key to customize the output of your search? Just create a string value in the registry called "Find result format" put it in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\12.0\Find  […]

Visual Studio Tip: Dude, Where’s My File?

3 years ago
By default, the file path for Visual Studio projects is very long. When you want to access a subfolder or file in your project from Windows Explorer or reference the file path in your code, you can find yourself navigating up and down folders trying to find the file locations. Did you know you can […]