Client-side package management with Library Manager | On .NET

Posted on Posted in aft-net, asp .net, JavaScript, Visual Studio 2017, Web Development

The Library Manager is a lightweight tool that makes it easy to acquire client-side libraries. Developers can retrieve libraries like jQuery, bootstrap, Vue.js and others from various supported CDNs or even the file system. In this episode, Justin Clareburt (@justcla78) comes on to show us some demos of Library Manager, that is now generally available […]

Creating Games with Unity and Visual Studio | Visual Studio Toolbox

Posted on Posted in Coding, Developer Tools, game creator, Unity, Visual Studio 2017

In this episode, Robert is joined by Arturo Nunez, who shows us the seamless integration of Visual Studio and Unity and how this makes you a much more productive game developer. You get the benefits of things like IntelliSense and full debugging support for your scripts, as well as Unity specific features like directly implementing […]

Unit Testing Tools in Visual Studio 2017 | Visual Studio Toolbox

Posted on Posted in Coding, Developer Tools, Unit Testing, Visual Studio 2017

In this video, Robert is joined by Kendra Havens, who shows us some of the excellent unit test tooling in Visual Studio 2017, including testing performance improvements [03:57], Hierarchy View in the Test Explorer [05:13], generating unit tests [09:35], Intellitest [10:50], code coverage [16:10] and Live Unit Testing [19:10].  Unit Testing Tools in Visual Studio […]

Code refactoring support in Visual Studio 2017 | On .NET

Posted on Posted in .NET, Productivity, Refactoring, Visual Studio 2017

Every release of Visual Studio continues to add more features to help improve developer productivity. In this episode, we’re joined by Kasey Uhlenhuth (@kuhlenhuth) who shows some of the refactoring features available in Visual Studio 2017 and a few new ones that are coming in the Visual Studio 2017 15.8 update. [01:42] – Renaming support […]

TWC9: Azure IoT Edge Goes GA, Visual Studio 2017 15.8 Preview 3, Windows 95 Phone Concepts and more | This Week On Channel 9

Posted on Posted in iotedge, SignalR, Visual Studio 2017

This week on Channel 9, Christina has decided it’s retro-tech week on TWC9, and has tried to infuse a good mix of nostalgia-tech related news stories, along with the latest dev news, including: [00:16] Azure IoT Edge in General Availability [00:44] The IoT Show episodes showing off zero-touch config of an Edge device using the […]

Embedding Python in a C++ Project | Visual Studio Toolbox

Posted on Posted in Coding, Developer Tools, Python, Visual Studio 2017

In this episode, Robert is joined by Steve Dower, who walks through a sample project that demonstrates scripting a C++ application with Python using CPython, PyBind11 and Visual Studio 2017. He shows how you can extend a C++ application with Python scripts, modify code without having to recompile, do mixed Python/C++ debugging and enable IntelliSense support […]