In this episode, Robert is joined by Andrew Hall, who shows us a preview of tools for building Azure Functions for Visual Studio 2015. Azure Functions provide event-based serverless computing that make it easy to develop and scale your application, paying only for the resources your code consumes during execution. Andrew shows how to create a […]
This video will walk you through how to configure and integrate HockeyApp with Xamarin.Forms: We started off by following the HockeyApp documentation (How To Integrate HockeyApp with Xamarin). During development, we recorded the actual HockeyApp integration process on video, to provide you with a rundown of exactly what you need to know to bring HockeyApp […]
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, 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 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 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.