I started seeing a weird issue while working in Visual Studio 2017 few days back. I was not able to attach to running processes with the Visual Studio debugger. The IDE used to freeze/hung each time I tried to do so. The ‘Attach to Process’ window used to come up but it was blank and all I saw was the spinner – eventually the screen became unresponsive after some time.
Visual Studio 2017
Microsoft Build 2017 Recap – Day 1 announcements and highlights
The Day 1 of the Microsoft annual developer Build Conference started at the Washington State Conference Center in Seattle. There were over 5000 attendees and the place looked all jam packed by 7AM, as people started to come in for the Keynote. In this blog, I will recap the Top 12 announcements during the Day 1 of the Build Conference.
Issues with Lightweight Solution Load in Visual Studio 2017
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.
However I have bumped into multiple issues working with Lightweight Solution Load feature turned ON in VS2017. In this article, I will list down few of my observations, so that you are aware of these limitations.
Upgrading from Visual Studio 2015 to Visual Studio 2017
Visual Studio 2017 comes with a lot of new capabilities and productivity enhancements. This was good enough reason to start moving from VS 2015 to VS 2017, and leveraging all the new features. In this blog post, I will mention about couple of issues which I bumped into during the migration process and the action items I took to resolve those.
Redgate Data Tools in Visual Studio 2017
Visual Studio 2017 now includes Redgate Tools to increase productivity while doing database development work. I use the VS Enterprise edition at work, so am pretty excited to leverage the productivity benefits of these tools, within Visual Studio IDE itself.
Find all References in Visual Studio 2017
The Find All References feature has been upgraded in Visual Studio 2017 and looks much better now – both visually and from a functionality perspective.
Fixing Build Errors with Database Unit Test Projects in Visual Studio 2017
Database Unit Test project seems to not build in Visual Studio 2017. In this article, I will show how to handle this error, and get your database unit tests back to a running green state.
Automatic Performance monitoring of Extensions in Visual Studio 2017
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.
Lightweight Solution Load in 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.
Windows Workflow is now an individual component in VS 2017 RC
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.
New Installation Experience with Visual Studio 2017 RC
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.