Are you tired of the sluggish performance, frequent IDE crashes, high memory consumption and slow solution load time of Visual Studio IDE? Read this article to find out how to overcome these pain points with Visual Studio 2017.
When you have a large solution comprising of multiple projects, you must have experienced a delay while loading the solution for the first time. One of the coolest feature in Visual Studio 2017 is the ‘Lightweight Solution Load’ which greatly reduces the Visual Studio startup time and the overall memory consumption. In this article, we will understand all the details around this new feature.
A year back on this very day, I decided to start my own blog and that’s how dotnetvibes.com came into existence. Today on 1st January, 2017 – exactly a year later – I must admit that it has been an eventful journey with lot of excitement, learning, challenges and acquaintances.
With the initial release of Visual Studio 2017 RC, there were multiple issues reported related to Windows Workflow Foundation in the VS Developer Community site . The latest update to VS 2017 RC however has a great news for Workflow Foundation users.
In the recently concluded Microsoft Connect 2016 Conference, Microsoft made a number of big announcements. One of them was the availability of the next version of Visual Studio -Visual Studio 2017 Release Candidate. In this article, I will be explaining the new installation experience with Visual Studio 2017.
On 15th October, 2016 I attended the Atlanta Code Camp held at the Kennesaw State University, Marietta, GA. I was quite humbled to get an opportunity to be a speaker this year and presented in the Database Development category on ‘Making developers lives easier with SQL Server 2016’.
Working as a .NET Developer in the Southern City of Birmingham, I feel the last 6 weeks has been pretty awesome for the Birmingham Technology community. There were 3 excellent full day tech events – starting with Sloss Tech held by TechBirmingham, dotNetConf and then devdataDay held by Steel City SQL Group and BHM .NET Meetup.
Birmingham is surely growing fast as a technology hub and the overwhelming response to the dotNetConf event was a testimony to that. On 4th August, 2016 – the Birmingham .NET Meetup group organized a full day local extension event to the virtual dotNetConf conference, which Microsoft holds annually, to promote and educate developers about the .NET framework.
Coded UI Automated Tests run fine locally but randomly fails when run on the server. The functionality which you are trying to verify works fine, but the tests does not consistently pass on the test agents. In this article, we will look at a simple way by which we can analyze/debug these randomly failing tests and get more understanding on how to resolve it.
Comments play an integral role in determining an application’s readability.In this article, I will be sharing few of the best practices of writing code comments.
Static Code Analysis has been present in Visual Studio IDE since the earlier versions, and has been evolving with each release. In this article, we will look at few usability issues of the Code Analysis in Visual Studio 2013 and how it… Read More ›
The importance of Code Quality has grown multi fold times over the past few years. Gone are the days, when meeting deadlines used to be the sole measure of success. In today’s world, just delivering code is not enough –… Read More ›
In this blog, we will look at a very cool Visual Studio 2015 extension called ‘CodeLens Code Health Indicator’ and its features. This extension shows the current value of the Maintainability Index for our code and provides us insight into… Read More ›
In this blog, we will try to understand the importance of code reviews, classify types of design flaws and identify the code smells using Visual Studio Code Metrics. Why is Code Review important? In a development life cycle, Code Reviews… Read More ›
Are you worried about ‘Technical Debt’ in your project? In this blog, we will try to understand what Technical Debt is, what causes it, how to measure it and ultimately bring it down. What is Technical Debt? Everybody wants to write… Read More ›
Code Snippets are one of the coolest features of Visual Studio, which can help us to increase our coding speed multi-fold times. Good Developers generally use shortcuts and tricks to type less and generate more code in less time. Code… Read More ›
Troubleshooting Performance issues has always been a topic of discussion. As and when a performance problem is highlighted, developers tend to run a profiling tool, at their disposal, to diagnose the issue. Not having access or license for a profiling… Read More ›
LINQ provides two different behaviors of Query Execution – Deferred Execution Immediate Execution Deferred/Lazy Operators Immediate/Greedy Operators Query is not executed at the point of its declaration. Query is executed at the point of its declaration. Projection Operator – Select,… Read More ›
What do you mean by Continuous Integration? Continuous Integration is the practice of frequently integrating one’s code changes with the existing code repository. The primary goal of CI is to provide quick feedback, so that if a defect is introduced,… Read More ›