Visual Studio Hacks

Visual Studio Links #28

by dstokes on May 16, 2008

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

Microsoft Downloads: 

Via Jason Haley:  Nicholas Allen explains how to disable the Visual Studio Service Host for WCF debugging.

Vance Morrison describes What’s Coming in .Net Runtime Performance in Version 3.5 SP1.

Daniel Moth posted a summary of what is needed to begin developing with Silverlight 2 Beta 1.

Greg Duncan posted a link to SnipIt, a Visual Studio 2008 Add-in that allows sharing and syncing code snippets stored in a SQL db.

US ISV Developer Evangelism Team posted a link to a whitepaper on Visual Studio Team System 2008 licensing.

Via Steve Pietrek:  Brian Schroer posted a VS macro that removes regions from source code.

Gareth Jones posted links to several good blog posts about VSX from the community.

Hilton Giesenow has created a new video – How Do I:  Add a New Tool Window to Visual Studio?

Visual Studio 2005 KB:  Hotfix available for Visual Studio 2005 incorrectly creates a subfolder and moves a Web project to the newly created folder.  I’ve seen this and it is quite irritating.

The VB Team blog has an article by Jonathan Aneja explaining how LINQ to Dataset works in VB.

US ISV Developer Evangelism Team:

Visual Web Developer Team:  Error occurs installing Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Beta if KB944899 is installed.

Lisa Feigenbaum has posted VB 2008 IDE Tips & Tricks Presentation Materials from a recent user group tour.

Via Steve PietrekUseful Debugging tools from CodePlex.

Via Jason Haley:  Daniel Pistelli has written an article on CodeProject – .NET Internals and Code Injection.

Sara Fords’s Tip of the Day #216 reveals that EditorBrowseableAttribute can be used to control visibility of members in Intellisense.

Visual Studio KB:  Applies to both 2008 and 2005.  Hotfix available for Insertions and updates in C++ Microsoft Jet DAO MFC applications may not work on a computer that is running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2008.

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