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Visual Studio Links #67

by dstokes on August 21, 2008

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

The Web Developer Tools Team announced the release of the Dynamic Data Wizard Preview 0806 for VS 2008 SP1.

US ISV Developer Evangelism Team blog has links to help get started with the .NET Micro Framework.

Sara Ford’s Tip of the Day #294 explains how to disable the “the source file is different from the when the module was built” warning dialog.

Tess explains how to troubleshoot a performance issue with Failed Request Tracing and appcmd in IIS7.

Visual Studio 2008 KB:  Also applies to 2005.  Workaround available for Issues with building a project with “Register for COM interop” for a 64-bit assembly.

Pablo Galiano explains How do I select a DSL shape via API.

DiveDeeper’s blog discusses issues to be aware of when Using nested iterators.

Lutz Roeder has announced that Red Gate Software will be taking over the development of .NET Reflector.

Greg Duncan posted a link to TFS Stick Buddy (just released 1.0).  The product provides a dashboard look for TFS work item state.

Sasha Goldshtein discusses Converting Win32 and C++ Exceptions to Managed Exceptions.

Sara Ford’s Tip of the Day #295 shows an option you can use to debug your optimized code.  Sara’s Tip of the Day #296 shows a way to debug an executable that isn’t a part of a Visual Studio project without using Attach to Process.  I didn’t know about this one.

The Web Developer Tools Team posted Multiple control selection tips/tricks/workarounds for the functionality brought back in VS2008 SP1.

Brad Abrams posted an overview of CLR Updates in .NET Framework 3.5 SP1.

The Visual Basic Team has posted the presentation materials from a VB 2008 Language Deep Dive.

Jonathan Wood was created a new video – How Do:  Implement Custom Dialog Controls?

Tess posted Questions application domains, application pools and unhandled exceptions (with answers of course).  Tess also discusses Debugging Silverlight applications with windg and sos.dll.

The Web Developer Tools Team posted Tip #5 Did you know…How to Databind a ListView control?

The VSX Team has shipped Visual Studio 2008 SDK 1.1.

Quan To posted the Readme for Visual Studio 2008 SDK 1.1.

Pablo Galiano has posted several new “How Do I” articles for VSX developers:

Dave Gardner posted a tip on Hiding the Output Window for builds.

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