Visual Studio 2019 Preview .NET Productivity

As you hopefully heard, the first preview of Visual Studio 2019 is now available. In this post I’ll cover some of the productivity improvements for .NET developers we’re most excited about. For a complete list, check out the release notes. Regex Language Support Any regular expressions in your C# or Visual Basic files now have…


Older versions of Visual Studio 2017 will not install in Windows Server 2019 containers

If you try to install Build Tools for Visual Studio 2017 into a Windows Server 2019 or newer container image, such as mcr.microsoft.com/windows/servercore:1809 or mcr.microsoft.com/windows/servercore:ltsc2019, the install will quickly terminate without error and without installing anything. This is due, in part, to changes to the Windows Server container image to reduce size and improve startup…


Remote Collaboration on Python Projects with VSCode

  Guest post by Robert Jordan and Noah Gift Bios Robert is a software architect with over 20 years designing, implementing, and deploying production applications for some of the worlds largest media and scientific customers. He is a founder at Pragmatic AI Labs: https://paiml.com/ Noah is a ML lecturer for UC Davis Graduate School of…


Integrate the Microsoft Graph in your HoloLens and Mixed Reality apps

Microsoft Graph is all about you! About the data of the user: Azure Active Directory, Office 365 data, Enterprise Mobility and Security services, Education tenant data and Windows Services. As a developer, the beauty resides in the unified way to authenticate, access and query the data. It can simply be by using a HTTPS Rest…


Take C# 8.0 for a spin

Take C# 8.0 for a spin Yesterday we announced the first preview of both Visual Studio 2019 (Making every developer more productive with Visual Studio 2019) and .NET Core 3.0 (Announcing .NET Core 3 Preview 1 and Open Sourcing Windows Desktop Frameworks). One of the exciting aspects of that is that you get to play…


Výhodný pronájem Visual Studia

Visual Studio Cloud Subscriptions je nový způsob, jak lze výhodně pronajmout DevTest infrastrukturu, IDE nástroje, DevOps prostředí a získat další služby. Vývojářské nástroje jsou nejstarší softwarovou skupinou, kterou společnost Microsoft prodává. Za čtyřicet roků se od prvního interpretu jazyka Basic mnohé změnilo, prodejní modely hlavního vývojářského balíku Visual Studio v posledních deseti letech zůstávaly stejné….


Should I Use Visual Studio 2017 or VS Code For My Next Angular Application?

This post on using Visual Studio to develop Angular applications comes to us from Premier Developer consultant Wael Kdouh. I engage with a lot of our customers that work on Angular applications and I frequently get asked the following question: Should we use Visual Studio 2017 or VS Code for our next application? The short…


IoT Hub – Visual Studio Team Services Deployment & Continuous Integration

I had this question the other day about ARM deployment. We were talking about deploying IoT Hub using deployment scripts. Until then, I had deployed resources purely with code. This is easily performed with the Azure Resource Manager SDKs. Keeping it all in code libraries seemed right for a coder, but I soon realised the…


Web Test Plug-in for Authentication

In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Monu Bambroo gives us a step-by-step overview of how to add Authentication into your Web Performance and Load Test with Visual Studio. Web and Load testing are an essential part of application life cycle management. Within Visual Studio, we provide a great template to do…


Setting up and using GitHub in Visual Studio 2015

This article has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2016/2016-04-setting-up-and-using-github-in-visual-studio-2015.html Although I use TFS a lot, I thought I would setup a GitHub repository to host a public copy of my IIS, ASP.NET and C# troubleshooting labs located here. Here is how I did it. Install the GitHub extension for Visual Studio Create your GitHub…