[Visual Studio Extension Of The Day] PHP Language Support

This extension provides basic editing features for the PHP scripting language. Current editing features include: Syntax highlighting, including support for HTML code outside PHP tags and within documentation comments Outlining support for quickly collapsing classes and functions  Dropdown bars listing classes and functions within the current document This extension has a relatively small feature set,…


[Visual Studio Extension Of The Day] Community TFS Build Manager (Alpha)

The Community TFS Build Manager is developed as part of the Community TFS Build Extensions CodePlex project. The Community TFS Build Manager has been created for two reasons. An implementation of the Team Foundation Build API which is referenced by the Rangers Build Customization Guidance V2 (available H1 2012) Provide a solution to a real…


Community TFS Build Extensions – December 2011

A new release of the Community TFS Build Extensions has been released, this version includes: Visual Studio 11 support Community TFS Build Manager (alpha) New Activities Windows Azure Activities Amazon Web Services Activities SharePoint and ClickOnce Activities SSH Activities Lab Management Activities Many Workflow Utility Activities   Download this release from CodePlex


[Visual Studio Extension Of The Day] NuGet Package Manager

  NuGet is a free, open source developer focused package management system for the .NET platform intent on simplifying the process of incorporating third party libraries into a .NET application during development. NuGet is a Visual Studio extension that makes it easy to add, remove, and update libraries and tools in Visual Studio projects that…


Security Development Lifecycle

  What is the Security Development Lifecycle ? The Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) is a software development security assurance process consisting of security practices grouped by seven phases: training, requirements, design, implementation, verification, release, and response.   Why Adopt the SDL? For Developers For Business Owners Build more secure software Better align with compliance activities…


[Visual Studio Extension Of The Day] CSSCop

  CSSCop makes it easy to adhere to best practices for writing stylesheets. It catches common errors that affect browser compatibility and much more. You can think of it as FxCop for stylesheets. It uses the widely used CSS Lint tool behind the scenes. CSS Lint is THE best CSS linting tool on the market…


When MSSCCI Plays its magic :) Adobe® RoboHelp® Integration

  The Microsoft® Source Code Control Interface (MSSCCI) provider is used to provide an integrated version control user experience with products that do not support the Microsoft Visual Studio® Team Explorer. For example, if you use Visual Studio 6.0, you can use the MSSCCI client or command line to interact with Microsoft Visual Studio Team…


[Visual Studio Extension Of The Day] Microsoft All-In-One Code Framework Sample Browser

  The Microsoft All-In-One Code Framework is a free, centralized code sample library driven by developers’ needs. Our goal is to provide typical code samples for all Microsoft development technologies, and reduce developers’ efforts in solving typical programming tasks. Our team listens to developers’ pains in MSDN forums, social media and various developer communities. We…


[Tip] Team Explore Window in Eclipse

Today I spent more than 5 minutes searching for Team Explore Windows in Eclipse after installing VISUAL STUDIO TEAM EXPLORER EVERYWHERE 2010, I thought by default the window will be visible normally like Visual Studio but it have to be enable manually. To Show the Team Explore Window From Windows –> Show View –> Others……


“Learn Windows Azure” Event by Scott Guthrie, Dave Campbell, and Mark Russinovich!

  Next Tuesday, Dec 13th we’ll be holding a special Learn Windows Azure training event for developers.  It will provide a great way to learn Windows Azure and what it provides.  You can attend the event either by watching it streamed LIVE online, or by attending in person (on the Microsoft Redmond Campus).  Both options…