Visual Studio 2012


Visual Studio Tip: Create Your Own Project Templates

Save yourself some work by using templates in Visual Studio.

Visual Studio 2012 Launch Highlights Tools for Modern Apps

With more than 600,000 downloads of Visual Studio 2012 in a less than 4 weeks, the new IDE has the fastest download rate in the product's history.

Putting the 'Team' in Team Foundation Server 2012

TFS 2012 has improved on the team concept to create logical teams, or groups, of members for different projects.

Posting Data to ASP.NET Sites with the ASP.NET Web API

Peter returns to the ASP.NET Web API in Visual Studio 2012 to use it with ASP.NET. And this time, he's moving complete objects from the client up to the server in an HTTP POST.

Metro Apps with HTML5

If you're an experienced Web developer, you'll love the HTML5/JavaScript/CSS3 options provided by Visual Studio 2012. Here's a step-by-step guide to getting started.

Aspect-Oriented Programming with PostSharp

Aspect-oriented programming has the potential to help every developer write higher-quality code in less time. Here's how to declaratively apply custom methods implementing common functionality to your code.

A .NET 4.5 Parallel Dataflow Primer

The Task Parallel Dataflow (TDF) library helps developers tackle complex parallel use cases.

Getting Started with Team Foundation Services

Part 1 in a series for learning how to use Microsoft's cloud-based version of Team Foundation Server.

Develop Faster with Customized Visual Studio Templates

Visual Basic and C# developers can eliminate repetition by customizing the project and item templates in Visual Studio.

Visual Studio 2012 and Windows 8 Released to Developers

Microsoft is making the Visual Studio 2012 tooling available to all developers on August 15. MSDN subscribers can also access Windows 8 for testing purposes, starting today.

TFS Now Integrated with Git

In addition, kanban support has been added for workflow control.

Cashing In on the New Cloud App Model for Office

Microsoft launched a developer contest on Wednesday with a top prize of $10,000 for the winning Office or SharePoint 2013 app.

The New Read-Only Collections in .NET 4.5

Eric Vogel covers some practical uses for the long awaited interfaces, IReadOnlyList and IReadOnlyDictionary in .NET Framework 4.5.

Visual Studio 2012, .NET Framework 4.5 Set for Release Aug. 15

The official launch is coming Sept. 12

New Views on Windows 8 Metro-Style Development

FlipView, ListView and GridView are new controls for Windows 8 Metro-style applications. They'll become key tools for building great-looking UIs.

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