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Visual Studio Links #106

by dstokes on February 6, 2009

My latest in a series of the weekly, or more often, summary of interesting links I come across related to Visual Studio.

John Kilmister has created a XAML for WPF Cheat Sheet and it is available for download (.pdf).

Greg Duncan posted a link to the WPF Toolkit – January 2009 Release on CodePlex.

Derik Whittaker has posted a new video on Dimecasts.Net – Episode #82: Building a Nant Script — Part 3: Adding Code Coverage w/ NCover.

Mindscape has released LightSpeed 2.2.  The product is an ORM for .NET that has nice integration with Visual Studio.

Ben Scheirman described a problem he had installing VS that was caused by a virus scanner – Access Denied on Microsoft Visual Studio Web Authoring Component.

The Web Developer Tools Team has written a Quick-Start Guide to T4 Templates for ASP.NET MVC Developers.

Greg Duncan posted a link to a blog post by Neno Loje describing the availability of Visual Studio 2008 Project Templates for TFS Utilities.  Handy for those extending TFS.

The US ISV Developer Evangelism Team announced the release of the Live Framework Tools January CTP.

The Web Developer Tools Team posted a description of new functionality that will be available for Web Deployment with VS 2010 and IIS.

The Visual C++ Team has a new posted describing upcoming features – Rvalue References: C++0x Features in VC10, Part 2.

Tess has a writeup on a .NET Memory Leak scenario – .NET Memory Leak: To dispose or not to dispose, that’s the 1 GB question.

The Windows SDK Team has announced the beta release of the Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1.

VS2008 KB:

DiveDeeper’s blog continues the LearnVSXNow! series with LearnVSXNow! Part #41 – Toolbar Layout and Persistence and LVN! Sidebar #7 – Showing a toolbar at Visual Studio startup.

Channel 9 Stuff:


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