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 […]
Unit Testing is commonly leveraged in application development and this can applied to database development as well, In Visual Studio 2013 integrated database testing can run directly against the database.It can even be configured automatically in the team build scenario. This post outlines how to create database unit testing in Visual Studio 2013. Create a […]
This post outlines the new Schema Compare and Data Compare features in Visual Studio 2013 which supports SQL Server and Windows Azure databases. Schema Compare provides the capability to analyse and compare database schema along with presenting the results in visual and highly configurable manner.It can also calculate the actions necessary that affects the changes […]
Visual Studio Online is a platform of services that are now making available to development teams. It is platform helps you to plan, build, deploy and manage applications using a comprehensive suite of services. Visual Studio Online is not just TFS(Team Foundation Services), it is a set of other services on top of TFS hosted […]