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Small Firm Offers Up Homegrown Tools for Creating Web Apps with C#, VB.NET

Proving that Visual Studio tools can come from all manner of sources, a small dev firm in the Canary Islands is offering up its own homegrown toolset -- developed during the creation of an accounting program -- as a commercial product to let C# and VB.NET coders create Web apps without all that JavaScript and CSS stuff.

5 Top WordPress Extensions for Visual Studio Code

Here are five useful, ready-to-go extensions available for the Visual Studio Code editor to boost development for WordPress, a leading self-hosted blogging tool.

Rounding Up the Newest Extensions for Visual Studio 2017

I've collected 46 of the newest Visual Studio 2017 extensions for customizing your code editor, organizing files and projects and managing your source control.

Code Analysis, Profiling and Refactoring Tools for Visual Studio 2017

Premature optimization may be the root of all evil, but these tools will make sure your code is clear, clean and secure.

22 New Tools and Extensions for Visual Studio 2017

Summer is coming to a close, and there's a new class of Visual Studio tools and extensions available specifically for the latest release, Visual Studio 2017.

Programming the Internet of Things with Visual Studio

Internet-connected devices in every home and Windows on every device? We're getting there, and you can develop for most of these IoT devices in Visual Studio.

New Extensions for Visual Studio 2017

Here’s a roundup of the newest tools and extensions available for the new Visual Studio 2017 release.

Q&A: Visual Studio Extensions Developer Mads Kristensen

Mads has written dozens of essential Visual Studio extensions. Terrence Dorsey sat down to talk about his background, development process and favorite extensions.

12 More Extensions for Visual Studio 2015 and 2017

Another dozen of the latest tools and extensions available for Visual Studio 2015 and the recently released Visual Studio 2017. This time, it's build/test/ship tools.

12 New Extensions for Visual Studio 2015 and 2017

Let's catch up with the latest tools and extensions available for Visual Studio 2015 and the recently released Visual Studio 2017.

Code Reviews and Presentations with Visual Studio, Part 2

Last time we looked at presentation tools that you can use to show off your work to an audience or to a team. This time, we look at tools that might be more suitable for use in code review. I also share some of my experiences using these tools.

Code Reviews and Presentations with Visual Studio

Whether you're giving a presentation at a conference or working with peers on a code review, these Visual Studio tools help make you look great.

Doing Visual Studio and .NET Code Documentation Right

Good documentation is important for any application, and it starts with documenting your code. It helps you and it helps your users.

26 Tools and Frameworks for HTML-based Desktop and Web App Interfaces

Whether you're building a Web or desktop application, here's a round-up of tools for building the interface with plain old HTML.

Tools for Data Access in Visual Studio

Whether you're building an application database or generating data access code, we've got a round-up of tools to make the job easier.

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