Code Map: From Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate to Visual Studio 2015 Enterprise

When you want to understand specific dependencies in your code, visualize them by creating code maps. You can then navigate these relationships by using the map, which appears next to your code. Code maps can also help you keep track of your place in the code while you work or debug code, so you’ll read… Read more

Code Maps improvements in Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 RTM: Code maps now have simpler menus, more intuitive icons, and independent group layout

Amongst the improvements we’ve made to Code Maps in Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 RTM are: Several of the icons that indicate the node type have been changed to be consistent with Solution Explorer, and with other tools and environments. The shortcut (context) menus have been reorganized to make them cleaner and much easier to use…. Read more

Code Map improvements in Visual Studio 2015 CTP6

Code Maps, previously known as Directed Graph Documents, are a great way to visualize the relationships and interdependencies between the components of your applications. They make it much easier to understand the architecture of your (or, even more useful, somebody else’s) application, and where you should start when you need to update the application. Code… Read more

New ways to quickly create a Code Map

Code Maps, previously known as Directed Graph Documents, are a great way to visualize the relationships and interdependencies between the components of your applications. They make it much easier to understand the architecture of your (or, even more useful, somebody else’s) application, and where you should start when you need to update the application. Code… Read more

Upcoming Changes in Visual Studio Architecture and Design Tools

Introduction This post explains some of our plans for evolving our architecture and design tools in Visual Studio, including new capabilities and changes to existing capabilities that we will be delivering in the next major release and subsequent updates. Although these plans have already been informed by an analysis of usage data and talking extensively… Read more

Very nice video about what’s new in Visual Studio 11 Dependency Graphs

After Esther who explained how to Visualize Code with Visual Studio 11 Beta last week, Chris blogged this week-end about What’s new in Visual Studio 11 Dependency Graph Features. He has recorded a great video (WMV 17mb, MP4 14mb), going through the main features: demonstrating the interest of the code index for the performance and… Read more

Visualize Code with Visual Studio 11 Beta

Remember the last time you worked with unfamiliar code? It can seem like it takes forever to understand how to change it and even longer to see the potential impact. What if you had a picture that shows how the code is organized and gives you more information about how changes might affect it? Good news! In Visual Studio 11 Beta, you can visualize your code and understand its relationships. You can create, read, and edit dependency… Read more

Videos about Visual Studio ALM + Team Foundation Server 2010 on MSDN

MSDN has many videos that show how you can use Visual Studio ALM tools and Team Foundation Server to help your team develop software more successfully: Testing How do I get started with test cases in Visual Studio Test Professional 2010? How do I manage test cases with Visual Studio 2010? How do I get started with coded UI tests?… Read more

Visual Studio ALM at Microsoft TechEd 2011

Lots of exciting stuff, so check out the session videos on Channel 9:  The Future of Microsoft Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management ALM for C++ in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server for Everyone Deep Dive into Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Reporting Manual Testing with Microsoft Test Manager 2010 Understanding Your Systems with Architectural… Read more