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Visual Studio Links #93

by dstokes on December 29, 2008

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

Channel 9 Stuff:

Greg Duncan posted a link to the downloads for the updated VSTS 2008 virtual machines.

VS2008 KB:  Hotfix available for Error message when you connect to a 64-bit instance of SQL Server Express 2008 by using Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (SP1): “Connection to SQL Server files (*.mdf) requires SQL Server Express 2005 to function properly”.

VS2005 KB: Hotfix available for When you run an application that is built by using the /Ot compiler option in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 (SP1), some “if” statements may run incorrectly.

Via Alvin Ashcraft: Kirill Osenkov has posted How to debug crashes and hangs.

Greg Duncan posted a link to Snippet Editor on CodePlex.  Snippet Editor provides a stand alone GUI to manage code snippets for Visual Studio.

The Web Developer Tools Team has posted a few new tips:

Via Alvin Ashcraft:  Davy Brion offers an alternative to working with Big Visual Studio Solutions.


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