Visual Studio Hacks

Visual Studio Links #112

by dstokes on April 21, 2009

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

Ben Scheirman wrote up a walk-through of exporting Visual Studio solutions with SolutionFactory.

The Web Developer Tools Team posted an overview of How to use wcftestclient as svc file debugger for VS2008 SP1.

Brian Lagunas posted a nice tip on Debugging XAML.

The Web Developer Tools Team posted a new tip:  Tip # 52: Did you know… When deploying your ASP.NET web application, debug=false should be set in web.config.

Hatim Rih posted 5 useful Visual Studio C# snippets.  Hatim also followed up with a Part 2.

Jimmy Bogard posted some approaches for Speeding up a local build.

VS 2008 KB:  Hotfix available for When you undock some windows or change the window layout in the Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 IDE, the IDE crashes.

Greg Duncan posted a link to a Free UK MSDN Flash eBook download.

Jamie Cansdale announced the release of TestDriven.Net 2.20 featuring improved integration with NCover.

The Web Developer Tools Team will be posting a new series of video tutorials on Visual Web Developer Express 2008.

Tess posted a tip on how to dump all the .NET exceptions on the heap using WinDbg/SOS.

Brain Harry summarized the Key Conceptual Changes for Team Foundation Server 2010.

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  • I have to say, this is an excellent series, I read every one of your VS link posts =)

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