Real-time Code Quality with SonarLint in Visual Studio

In the second part of her SonarQube series, Premier Developer Consultant Sana Noorani builds on top of SonarQube technology and explains how SonarLint can be added in Visual Studio to track real time code quality. What is SonarLint? SonarLint an extension you can add to an IDE such as Visual Studio that can provide developers…


Unit Testing Your JavaScript Code

In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Jim Blizzard discusses how to set up Visual Studio 2017 to run JavaScript-based unit tests. This week, I demonstrated to a client how they could write unit tests in JavaScript to test their JavaScript code by leveraging Karma, Jasmine, and Chutzpah. The unit tests show…


Git in Education

In this post, Premier Developer consultant Brian Blackman introduces one of our training offerings – the Microsoft Git Solutions workshop. With Premier Support for Developers, our customers have access to many resources including education. Case in point is our Microsoft Git Solutions workshop. This educational opportunity is a two-day instructor-led training course that provides participants…

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Visual Studio App Center

This overview of Visual Studio App Center comes to us from Premier Developer consultant Sana Noorani. One of Microsoft’s newest offerings, the Visual Studio App Center, is a tool for streamlining the DevOps pipeline for mobile development. The product is an updated version of its previous product, Mobile Center, and has many more features than…

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Visual Studio Shortcuts and Add on Tools

This post from Premier Developer consultant Crystal Tenn walks you through customizing Visual Studio to work better for you and your organization. I like tools that make my development faster and more organized. The small amount of time it takes to invest in installing and learning these tools pays off in the long run! I…

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Debugging ASP Core on Linux with Visual Studio 2017

Today’s post comes to us from Premier Developer consultant Randy Patterson.  It’s an excellent tutorial that walks you through setting up Visual Studio to remotely debug ASP.NET Core applications running on a Linux server. .NET Core and specifically ASP Core is an Open Source, High Performance implementation of .NET that runs on Windows, Linux and…

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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…

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Jump Start ASP.NET Core Application on Nano Server

This post is provided by Senior App Dev Manager, Linkai Yu who shares some tips to speed up ASP.NET Core Application dev on Nano Server. With the Nano server release from Windows 2016 Server, I’m excited to see the new application deployment practice to work with the thin and fast OS. If you are new…


TFVC Source Code Control in Visual Studio Code

In this post, Premier Developer consultant Wael Kdouh demonstrates how to integrate Visual Studio Code with your source control environment using Team Foundation Version Control. In this post I will be walking you through the Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC) support within Visual Studio Code. I will assume that you are running on a windows…

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What Do You Mean My Windows Container isn’t Running?

This post on troubleshooting Windows container connectivity issues between Visual Studio and containers comes to us from Premier Developer consultant Rob Vettor. The Windows Containers tooling is great! It simplifies the process of containerizing your applications, generating Docker and Compose files and giving you the full Docker CLI (command line interface) with the same API…

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