Export XMI Sample for Visual Studio UML Diagrams

Steve Cook, a software architect on the Visual Studio team, has created a sample that shows how you can access the UML metadata in Visual Studio’s modeling project system and export that data into XMI format for use with other tools. For more info, see Cameron Skinner’s blog post.

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Visual Studio 2010 Feature Pack 2 expands test capabilities and includes code visualization + modeling tools from previous feature pack

This feature pack has just been released and includes the following capabilities: Testing features: Use Microsoft Test Manager to capture and playback action recordings for Silverlight 4 applications. Create coded UI tests for Silverlight 4 applications with Visual Studio 2010 Premium or Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate. Edit coded UI tests using a graphical editor with…

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MSDN Video Series: How to explore unfamiliar code in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate

These videos show how you can use code visualization tools, such as dependency graphs, DGML, and Architecture Explorer, to help you understand what’s going on in unfamiliar code: What are dependency (DGML) graphs? How can I use dependency graphs to visualize code? How do I manage large dependency graphs? How can I use Architecture Explorer to browse code relationships? How do I edit and customize DGML graphs?…

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Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate helps you gain better control over code dependencies

There’s two ways that you can approach this in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate: – At the physical level You can visualize your code from the top-down by generating dependency graphs at the overall assembly, namespace, or class level, and then drill down to more granular levels.  If you have a very large solution, this can be overwhelming, so you can also use…

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What do you think of Visual Studio 2010?

Jason Zander wants you to tell MS directly: “It’s been just over 6 months since we launched Visual Studio 2010 in April. I hope you’ve been busy digging in and taking VS out for a spin. Your feedback was invaluable to us as we were building VS – thank you! It’s a great time for us to hear what…

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Trouble with work item links and model elements in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate?

Why aren’t linked model elements appearing in my work items? In Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate, links between model elements and work items travel in one direction only, from the element to the work item. This means that when you link an element to a work item, the linked element does not appear in the work item….

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Architecture Tooling Guidance for Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate

The Visual Studio ALM Rangers have provided this practical guidance for the modeling tools in Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate. This guidance provides common usage scenarios, hands on labs, and lessons learned from community discussions. These scenarios include understanding and reverse-engineering an existing application or starting a new application from scratch. The intent is to present you with…

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August 2010: MSDN Library Content Update: Modeling the Application

Modeling the Application Visualization and Modeling SDK – Domain-Specific Languages We’re continuing the big overhaul of the VMSDK (was DSL Tools) topics to make them more accurate and more useful. With the VMSDK, you can define domain-specific languages: graphical modeling tools that you can use in Visual Studio to generate code and other files, or…

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July 2010: MSDN Library Content Update: Modeling the Application

We published the following updates last month. Please let us know how useful these improvements are to you and if there are other areas that you would like to see covered? For more details about additional July VSALM content updates, click here. Modeling the Application In addition to the highlighted topics below, corrections and improvements…

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Channel 9 video series: UML with VS2010 Ultimate

Clint Edmonson, an Architect Evangelist at Microsoft, has posted a series of videos that show how to use the Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate visualization and modeling tools in your software development process: Part 1: Brainstorming a Project Part 2: Organizing Features Into Use Cases Part 3: Modeling the Business Domain Part 4: Capturing Business Workflows Part 5: Architecting an Application  Part 6: Designing…

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