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18 January 2013
How To: Compile ISO C ‘99 Code in Visual Studio
This will be short how to on how to get ISO C ‘99 code to compile in Visual Studio 200x (in this case, Visual Studio 2012), since Microsoft only supports ANSI C ‘89 (and barely at that). Microsoft have made it very clear that they will not support C99 , and instead urges users to move to... Read More...
16 September 2012
Visual Studio 2012/TFS 2012: A Breath of Fresh Air
Visual Studio 2012 hasn’t been released to the general public yet, but a friend of mine was nice enough to lend me his MSDN copy of both VS and Team Foundation Server (I run Sharepoint 2010 on my intranet, which is a requirement for TFS…the integration is incredible). While you’re at it, do yourself... Read More...
17 June 2007
Syntax For Generic Type Declarations In Type Elements
I was recently working on implementing a provider based design for a project I'm working on which also happens to make heavy use of generics throughout the provider architecture. The signature of the type to be used in the <providers> section of the config file is MyType<T, V>, however... Read More...
09 February 2007
ScottGu Has A Power Packed Outline Of Orcas Up
Scott Guthrie continues to show us why he's the man with the plan over at Microsoft with a huge post on some features new to Orcas : One of the highlights of my recent trip to Europe was getting the chance to publicly show off some of the new features in our next release of Visual Studio and the .NET... Read More...
15 December 2006
Microsoft Releases Bug-Fix Version of Visual Studio 2005
Via eWeek : Microsoft has released to manufacturing Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1, which features fixes for user-reported issues. Service Pack 1 of the development platform also includes more than 70 improvements for common development scenarios, including new processor support for code generation... Read More...
13 December 2006
XNA Studio Express -- Requires C# Express?
While I don't plan on being the next John Carmack , I was pretty stoked to see that XNA Studio Express went RTM recently. Except for one small problem...XNA will only run on machines with C# Express installed; the full blown non-express SKU's (Professional, VSTS, etc) aren't compatible. I do realize... Read More...
27 November 2006
You Ever Have One Of Those Nights...
Where Visual Studio absolutely refuses to cooperate? The VS gods were very much aligned against me earlier this evening...broken references in projects that worked just fine the last time I opened them up, breakpoints playing IDE hide-and-seek, code just outright refusing to compile even though I know... Read More...
24 October 2006
Visual Studio 2005 // TODO
Note to self: Continue to use Class View over Solution Explorer on all projects in the very near future...this has been on my todo list for a while now and I keep forgetting about it. Class View beats the snot out of Solution Explorer hands down. Read More...
01 October 2006
So That's Why My Orcas CTP Wasn't Mounting
I recently downloaded the September CTP VPC image of Orcas (aka Visual Studio vNext) only to find that the image I downloaded refused to mount in Virtual PC. Thankfully I just stumbled across Jon Galloway's post about just this issue here . In a nutshell, there are two VPC images I needed to download;... Read More...
15 August 2006
Visual Studio 2005 SDK - August 2006
Via Gabriel Lozano-Moran ( full post here ): It hasn't been officially announced yet to my knowledge and the download link is not yet live but in the next couple of days Microsoft will release the Visual Studio 2005 SDK - August 2006 V3 RTM. Playing around with download links I was able to get the download... Read More...
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