Video: Azure Services in Visual Studio Beta 2, Part II

This is the second in a series of three videos showing how Visual Studio 2010 provides support for the development and deployment of Azure Services applications. In these short How Do I Videos, I filmed Jim Nakashima as he demonstrated practical techniques for quickly deploying applications to the cloud. These videos will eventually be published…


Videos: Azure Services in Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 with Jim Nakashima, Part I

This is the first of three videos showing how Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 provides support for the development and deployment of Azure Services applications. In these short How Do I Videos, I filmed Jim Nakashima as he demonstrated practical techniques for quickly deploying applications to the cloud. These videos will eventually be published in…

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Microsoft SDK for Facebook Released

Microsoft has created an SDK to make it easier for you to write Facebook applications. Resources Read the announcement. Find out more about the .NET Facebook SDK

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HDI Video: Generate from Usage in Visual Studio 2010 with Karen Liu

Karen Liu, the Lead Program Manager for the Visual C# and Visual Basic IDEs, has created a new video on Generate from Usage (GFU), a feature found in Visual Studio 2010, Beta 2. This post recaps what is included in the video, including the sections that show how GFU can be used to enhance test…

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Classic, Lightweight and ScriptFree MSDN Library Views

There have been a number of changes to the MSDN library of late, and to the way it is integrated with Visual Studio 2010. Kathleen McGrath and Mark D’Urso have created a nice little video that walks you through some of the new features such as the classic, lightweight and script-free views, as well as…

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New Article by Bill Wagner on Dynamic Method Bags in C# 4.0

C# MVP and wunderkind Bill Wagner has written an article entitled Dynamic Method Bags which is now available on MSDN. Bill explores the new dynamic feature in C# 4.0. Most posts on this subject explain how to use dynamic to call Python, Ruby or Office. In his article, Bill explains how dynamic can be used…

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New Article on Detecting Memory Leaks . NET Applications

MSDN has published an excellent article by Fabrice Marguerie entitled “How to Detect and Avoid Memory and Resource Leaks in .NET Applications.” In the article, the author explains how memory leaks are introduced into .NET applications, and what you can do to discover and eliminate them. The code shown in the article is in C#,…

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CSharp “How Do I Videos (Podcasts)” for the Zune Software

It can be handy to create custom RSS feeds for the Zune so that it is easy to download and watch selected videos. You can watch these videos either on your PC, or on the Zune itself. Here is a custom feed I created that contains all the new C# 4.0 language and IDE How…


VSL at DevConnections

The following talks will be given by Visual Studio Languages team members at the DevConnections Conference in Las Vegas. Tuesday, November 10, 2009 Title Speaker 10:00am – 11:00am VMS01: The Future of C# Charlie Calvert 11:15am – 12:15pm VMS02: Future Directions for Visual Basic Jared Parsons 1:45pm – 2:45pm VMS03: Microsoft Visual C# IDE Tips…

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