Micro-blog: How to List Installed Nuget Packages from Visual Studio’s Package Manager Console (and be able to read them)

If you are familiar with Visual Studio’s Package Manager Console, then you probably already know that you can use the “Get-Package” command to list all the packages installed for a given project.  If you’ve done this before, you also know that the default width of the “Id” column can truncate many of the entries: Luckily…


Crank Up Your Visual Studio Build Output to 11

Sometimes when you build or deploy your project in Visual Studio, the output will say that there are errors, but there doesn’t appear to be any apparent errors in the output it gives you.  It’s times like this that you need to do what I refer to as “turning the build output up to 11”. …


Adding a Button to the Debug Toolbar in Visual Studio

Here’s how you can add a button to the Debug toolbar in VS: Attach to a process or run a project so that your solution is in “Running” mode   I’ll attach to devenv.exe (and make sure that I have selected “Managed (v4.5, v4.0) code” as the code type that I want to attach to,…

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