Visual Studio Toolbox: Prism 5 for WPF

This is the second in a series of shows featuring speakers from the VSLive conference, which was held in Redmond in August. In this episode, I am joined by Brian Noyes, who shows us Prism 5 for WPF. Prism provides guidance designed to help you more easily design and build rich, flexible, and easy to…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: AzureChatR: Building a Cross-Platform Chat App

In this episode, I am joined by Nick Landry. Nick shows AzureChatr, a cross-platform chat app that he built to demonstrate mobile development techniques with a cloud backend. AzureChatr lets you chat live in real-time with other users in a global chat room. Nick walks us through some of the code and shares some best practices for…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: AzureChatR: Building a Cross-Platform Chat App

In this episode, I am joined by Nick Landry. Nick shows AzureChatr, a cross-platform chat app that he built to demonstrate mobile development techniques with a cloud backend. AzureChatr lets you chat live in real-time with other users in a global chat room. Nick walks us through some of the code and shares some best practices for…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: .NET Micro Framework

In this episode, I am joined by Olivier Block and Salvador Ramirez, who talk about and show the just released beta update to the .NET Micro Framework SDK, which adds support for Visual Studio 2013. Olivier and Salvador show how easy it is to write C# applications that run on resource constrained embedded devices, including…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: Data Templates in XAML

This is the first in a series of shows featuring speakers from the VSLive conference, which was held in Redmond in August. In this episode, I am joined by Billy Hollis, who shows us how you can use data templates in XAML to create more interesting and easier to understand user interfaces. Download Billy’s sample code…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: Python Tools for Visual Studio

Python Tools for Visual Studio (PTVS) is a free, open source plugin that turns Visual Studio (including Express!) into a Python IDE. In this episode, I am joined by Steve Dower, who shows how PTVS provides Python developers all of the goodness of Visual Studio, including IntelliSense, local and remote debugging and more. He also discusses why developers…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: Bing Developer Assistant

Bing Developer Assistant for Visual Studio combines the functionality of two popular Visual Studio extensions into one: Sample Browser and Bing Code Search. In this episode, I am joined by Yi Wei and Scott Ge, who show how developers can use this extension to find and reuse millions of code snippets and code sample projects from…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: Release Management

The faster your software is deployed, the quicker you can get feedback. With release management in Visual Studio you can configure, approve and deploy your applications for any environment. In this episode, I am joined by Claude Remillard, who provides a thorough introduction to Release Management for Visual Studio 2013 and how you can use it…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: Multi Device Hybrid Apps

In this episode, I am joined by Ryan Salva, who shows us the recently released CTP 2.0 of the Extension for Multi-Device Hybrid App Development. With this extension, you can use Visual Studio and Apache Cordova™ to easily build hybrid apps that run on iOS, Android, Windows, and Windows Phone using a single project based…

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Visual Studio Toolbox: .NET Mobile Services

In this episode, I am joined by Merwan Hade for an update on what is new in the Visual Studio tooling for Azure Mobile Services. Merwan shows how to use Visual Studio to build a .NET Mobile Service using C# or Visual Basic. He also shows how to add push notifications to a Windows Store project that uses .NET…

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