Static Code Analysis – Understanding the Predefined Rules

SKU: Premium, Ultimate Versions: 2010 Code: vstipTool0140     In vstipTool139 (“Static Code Analysis – Simple Code Analysis”) we scratched the surface of code analysis for a simple class. Now we will begin to delve deeper into the extensive set of predefined rules available out-of-the-box in Visual Studio. In these examples I will be using…

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VS2010 SP1 New Features: HTML5 and CSS3 Support

Menu:   Tools | Options | Text Editor | HTML | Validation Command:  Tools.Options Versions:  2010 SP1 Code:  vstipEdit0096     One of the more exciting new features included with Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 is new support for HTML5 and CSS3. Specifically, according to the web team: “The entire HTML5 specification isn’t supported but…

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VS2010 SP1 New Features: Unit Tests for Framework 3.5

Versions: 2010 SP1 Code: vstipDebug0041   If you haven’t heard yet, you now have “basic support for unit tests that target the .NET Framework 3.5” in VS2010 with SP1.  There are a lot of reasons for adding this functionality but the main reason for putting it in is to support doing unit tests for your…

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Working with DataTips in Visual Studio 2010

  The text versions of this video can be found here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/05/08/use-a-datatip-to-edit-a-value-vstipdebug0026.aspx http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/02/02/pin-a-datatip-to-source-vstipdebug0005.aspx http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/02/03/create-a-floating-datatip-vstipdebug0006.aspx http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/02/04/adding-comments-to-a-datatip-vstipdebug0007.aspx http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/03/02/import-and-export-datatips-vstipdebug0013.aspx http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/03/03/clearing-your-datatips-vstipdebug0014.aspx   You can see the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1IEcM_Bn6A     You can also see my entire YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/VSTips   Or catch the video on Channel9 here: https://channel9.msdn.com/Niners/VSTips

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Working with the New Project Dialog in Visual Studio 2010

  Apologies for missing last Thursday’s post for a video.  Here is the video that should have gone out but was delayed due to technical difficulties.   The text versions of this video can be found here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/02/12/search-for-project-templates-in-the-new-project-dialog-vstipproj0001.aspx http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/02/13/recent-project-templates-in-the-new-project-dialog-vstipproj0002.aspx http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/02/14/sorting-templates-in-the-new-project-dialog-vstipproj0003.aspx     You can see the video here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnUK6w1WeeU   You can also see my…

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Using the Recent Projects List

The text version of this video can be found here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/01/06/pin-a-project-to-the-recent-projects-list.aspx http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/04/29/remove-projects-from-the-recent-projects-list-vstiptool0017.aspx     If you can’t play the embedded video below, you can see it here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76Euusf9EEk     You can also see my entire YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/VSTips  

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Using the New IntelliSense

The text version of this video can be found here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/02/08/using-the-new-intellisense-keywords-vstipedit0016.aspx http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/02/09/using-the-new-intellisense-pascal-case-vstipedit0017.aspx   The link to the video is here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mk3G8xfmxlw   You can also see my entire YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/VSTips  

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Video: Zoom In or Out of the Text Editor

The text version of this video can be found here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/01/07/zoom-in-or-out-of-text-in-the-editor-using-the-mouse-wheel.aspx http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/01/08/zoom-in-or-out-of-text-in-the-editor.aspx   If you can’t play the embedded video below, you can see it here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJJqMhHZHM8   You can also see my entire YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/VSTips  

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How to use Reference Highlighting Video

The text version of this video can be found here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/01/18/how-to-use-reference-highlighting.aspx   If you can’t play the embedded video below, you can see it here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fndDT2GK-KU   You can also see my entire YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/VSTips    

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Classic Online Help in Visual Studio

Keyboard:  CTRL + ALT + F1 (manage help); CTRL + F1 (view help)Menu:  Help -> Manage Help Settings; Help -> View HelpVersions:  2010Published:  12/27/2010Code:  vstipTool0120   Work with SharePoint?  Then make sure to check out the new SharePoint Developer Team Blog!   So,  I have to admit I don’t like the new online help in Visual Studio…

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