This post outlines the concepts for mobile development using Visual Studio 2013 update2 and Xamarin.In perfect world, you could develop a single codebase and target all mobile devices. Unfortunately it is not as simple as it said in the statement but you have following options for developing the mobile applications.
The first option uses […]
When you working on project if you need to find or access the file in the project, open visual studio 2013 and inside the IDE go to the one of the tabs in code window as shown in the following picture
Right click on the code window to see the options, there will find the […]
Auto History is a Visual Studio 2013 extension which gives you the ability to rollback your changes that you made to the code before check-in to the source control. Auto History steps into the gap between source code control and undo stack. It provides no configuration just work on your machine based on local history […]
Microsoft Blend allows you to finessing your UI and working with assets of Photoshop. It can be used to design windows store Apps , Windows Phone and WPF Apps. The Panels in Blend are primarily designed to let you do like design-focused tasks.Special tools in Microsoft Blend allows you to do some animations and you […]
What is Behaviour in XAML? It is a way to add interactivity to your App without writing any code.Behaviours and Actions are always go together, Behaviours is listens to something to occur.There are three out of the box behaviours
Data Trigger Behaviour, Event Trigger Behaviour and Incremental Update Behaviour.Data Trigger that listens for something that implements […]
Hub App Project Template is a new project template introduced in Visual Studio 2013 for Windows Store App developers. It is a three page project for a Windows Store App that uses Hub control. This post outlines the features of this project template.Open Visual Studio 2013, Create a new project and select Window Store section […]
This post outlines some new things for XAML in Visual Studio 2013 release, coding and editing experience is much easier in this release.
As you type in XAML editor you will get an autocomplete and it is lot more flexible now, for example if you want to add a stackpanel and you mistakenly type like “stak” […]
Number of enhancements made for ASP.NET Projects in Visual Studio 2013 release. For example, Now you can easily create a Web Forms project which has MVC as a part of it or you could create MVC project which has Web Forms. This release also enabled switching authentication types per project, For example you can create […]
This post outlines how to build a modern business application using LightSwitch and new features for Lightswitch in Visual Studio 2013. Imagine a scenario where you want to build a Tradeshow mobile application. Create a new project in Visual Studio 2013 and select LightSwitch from window and select LightSwitchHTML Application option as this is a […]
Productivity Power Tools 2013 is an extension pack to Visual Studio 2013. This post outlines 11 productivity features for developers in VS 2013 which can be downloaded from here.
1. Peek Help Feature
This feature allows you to fetch the MSDN help documentation for types and display it inline inside the editor. To get the Peek Help […]