CodeLens Freezes Visual Studio - This year has been quite a hectic year for me. I started a new job in January and being challenged every day is as rewarding as it is fun. I really enjoy learning something new and getting to grips with new technologies gets my heart
Bing Code Search - There is a very nice Visual Studio extension on the Visual Studio Gallery called Bing Code Search for C#. If you are running Visual Studio 2013, head on over there and download and install this extension. It really makes finding code snippets a piece of cake and
Visual Studio 2013 Build Fails - Visual Studio 2013 is an awesome IDE. I am having so much fun working with it and writing software with it. I try to learn as much as possible about each new IDE version, but it is a challenging task. Last night I added a
Visual Studio 2013 Custom Tokens - This is a feature that has been around forever. It is one that I am sure is underutilized to a great extent. So everyone probably knows about TODO comments. If you have several things that you need to do or complete, you can add
Visual Studio 2013 Avoid Copying Blank Lines - Yes, it is something that happens to me often. I don't know why I do it so easily. I guess it is because I use the keyboard shortcuts to copy and paste (Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V).
When I want to cut, I type Ctrl+X and
Visual Studio 2013 Breakpoint Labels - The ability to add labels to breakpoints has been around since Visual Studio 2010, but I was until recently unaware of this feature. How could this be possible? Well I maintain that as a general rule, many developers learn just enough to get them by.
Visual Studio 2013 Code Editor - The Preview has hit our developer shores, and I have to say that I am suitably impressed. The IDE looks great (You can change the colour of the IDE to one of a few colours) and the enhancements to the Code Editor are fabulous.