Viewing Your Code Through Visual Studio’s CodeLens

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio ALM MVP Richard Banks Viewing your code through Visual Studio’s CodeLens We’ve seen it all when it comes to code, right? Good code, bad code, code with tests, code without tests, clean code, spaghetti code and code that makes you scratch your head and wonder…


BizTalk Integration Development Architecture: Artifact Composition

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Microsoft Integration MVP Leonid Ganeline BizTalk Integration Development Architecture: Artifact Composition This is the second in series of articles. The first article is “BizTalk Integration Development Architecture”.   Artifact composition describes several aspects of the BizTalk Integration architecture: Naming conventions Folder structure Shared Artifacts Change Management, Update Rule…


Friday Five – October 25, 2013

  1. TFS 2013 – What’s New in Web Test Management      By Visual Studio ALM MVP Anna Russo 2. Updating the Microsoft TFS 2012 and Project Server 2013 VM to TFS 2013      By Visual Studio ALM MVP Steve St. Jean 3. Managing DAG in Exchange Server 2013 – The Series      By Exchange…


Visual Studio 2013 Navigate To Improvements

Editor’s Note: The following post was written by Visual Basic MVP Deborah Kurata Visual Studio 2013 Navigate To Improvements The Navigate To (or Ctrl+Comma) feature provides search-as-you-type support for code files, full file paths, and symbol names such as class names and member names. This feature was new in Visual Studio 2010, unchanged in Visual…


MVPs Explore Visual Studio 2013

  11/13/2013 TypeScript Support in Visual Studio 2013      By Visual C# MVP Bill Wagner I’m excited to see the expanded support for TypeScript in Visual Studio 2013. It represents several good changes relating to how Microsoft releases developer tools. First of all, TypeScxript is nearing its 1.0 release. The current version is 0.9.1.1. There have…


SharePoint 2013 Apps: Build and Sell Branding Apps in Office Marketplace

Editor’s note: The following post was written by SharePoint MVP Yaroslav Pentsarskyy SharePoint 2013 apps: build and sell branding apps in office marketplace   SharePoint apps are not just about useful webpart-like components; using the new app model you can build custom branding and themes for SharePoint 2013 and share them with the rest of…


Friday Five – October 18, 2013

SQL Server MVP Chris Webb – Sharing Functions In Power Query 2. Windows Phone Development MVP Joost Van Shaik – Utility classes to check if lines and/or rectangles intersect   3. Visual Studio ALM MVP Martin Hinshelwood – PowerShell TFS 2013 API #2 – Adding to a GlobalList 4. Virtual Machine MVP Aidan Finn – Configuring Jumbo Frames…


Silicon Valley Code Camp

Nearly 3,000 developers, technology experts, and MVPs attended the 2013 Silicon Valley Code Camp (SVCC) October 5-6.  The event, which was started by ASP.NET MVP Peter Kellner and several colleagues in 2006, is one of the largest Code Camps in the United States.  SVCC highlights developer-related knowledge and experience and shares it through formal presentations, informal chalk…