Sure, F12 will take you to the definition of whatever your cursor is sitting on. But that's just the start.
.NET developers have long availed themselves of a wealth of functionality -- mostly free -- from the Visual Studio Marketplace, but only one major offering has earned a perfect 5.0 rating above a certain threshold of developer reviews.
The latest update to Xamarin.Forms -- Microsoft's C#-based, open source cross-platform mobile app dev solution -- addresses the "little things" such as buttons, images labels and more.
Microsoft announced the first preview of Visual Studio 2019 will be available before year's end, with general availability of the flagship IDE expected in the first half of 2019.
GitHub released its huge yearly Octoverse report on activity in the open source community, revealing that Microsoft claimed two of the top five projects, ranked by the number of contributors.
If you’re going to write comments then you might as well avoid embarrassing yourself.
Persistent performance and reliability issues in the Visual Studio for Mac IDE will be addressed by replacing most of the editor internals with code from the Visual Studio IDE.
The Visual Studio Engineering Team is moving off the UserVoice site previously used to collect developer feedback about the IDE in favor of a new "Suggest a Feature" mechanism on the Developer Community site.
Microsoft announced the third preview of Visual Studio 2017 v15.9, improving Xamarin and TypeScript functionality along with a bevy of other improvements.
You've got a class that accepts an object from a client (perhaps, that class is an ASP.NET MVC Controller). Here's the simplest way to update the related Entity Framework object with the client's data before saving it to your database.
Peter thinks he's a bad person for even mentioning this tip. But, he claims, sometimes your best option in testing is to look at the internal state of the code under test. PrivateObject and PrivateType will let you do that.
You're probably perfectly happy with the layout of windows that Visual Studio is giving you (it's whatever window layout you last used). But if you think there's a more optimal layout, it's easy to change. And if there's a couple of layouts you like ... well, you can have them, also.
Microsoft's Visual Studio team has long made each release of the IDE faster, more functional, less buggy and so on, but now, with the help of artificial intelligence and machine learning, it's actually getting smarter.
Model binding works great ... but it sometimes lets me down. In those cases you need to tell model binding to do the right thing. Here's an attribute that will let you know when you're missing non-nullable data and do it without interfering with your data design.
The latest preview release of Visual Studio 2017 v15.9 targets Universal Windows Platform (UWP) development, C++ debugging and more.
VSTS, the familiar DevOps offering that has been incorporated into the Visual Studio IDE for years, has evolved into the new cloud-hosted Azure DevOps, Microsoft announced.
Microsoft announced a new extension for Visual Studio Code that simplifies the process of working with GitHub pull requests, which can now be done completely within the editor.
The latest monthly update of the lightweight, cross-platform and open source Visual Studio Code editor features a number of UI, navigation and other improvements.
For the first time, Python has cracked the top three in the TIOBE index of programming language popularity, helping to demonstrate why Microsoft has fully embraced the language in its Visual Studio IDE and Visual Studio Code editor.
Coinciding with the start of the GopherCon show for developers using the Go programming language created by Google, Microsoft today published an extensive series of videos to help Azure cloud developers use Go.
A brand-new C++ offering for Catch2 highlights the growing body of test explorers for the cross-platform, open source Visual Studio Code editor available in its marketplace.
The latest update for Visual Studio for Mac focuses on improving code editor reliability, IDE performance and working with Azure Functions.
Here's what it's like to live and program in the mountains of Montana.
The recent release of Visual Studio 2017 15.8 featured a bevy of improvements for Web developers, ranging from new Docker container to Azure Functions functionality.
Wang's team has been at the forefront of Microsoft's journey from plodding, waterfall-oriented software provider to agile, cloud-based organization. It was, he said, "incredibly painful."
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