Posts Tagged ‘Visual Studio’

Collaborate in style with Visual Studio Live Share

VS Live Share lets you collaborate in real time for coding, debugging and more. You can have multiple people working in the same file and see their cursor and live code updates. You can also open your own file and work independently. All changes are saved back to the hosts file system ready to be […]

Highlights from Microsoft Build Conference Day 1 Keynote

The Day 1 Keynote for Microsoft Build 2017 was a great mix of developer inspirations and new technology releases. The inspiration piece ranged from large fortune 500 companies leveraging Azure all the way to a researcher building a watch-like device that helped a woman with Parkinsons write her own name for the first time in […]

Visual Studio Team Services: Making DevOps Easier

After attending some of the sessions at Build 2016 and talking with various Microsoft employees, it has become very obvious to me that Microsoft has made DevOps a first-class citizen in Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS).  Here are some of the notes that I was able to jot down about VSTS. Home Page and Work Items […]

Azure ARM Template: Define Web App Application Settings

The previous article in this series covered how to define database Connection Strings for an App Service Web App within an ARM Template. This article will continue to build on the foundation of deploying a Web App using an ARM Template by exploring how to define Application Settings (aka appSettings) for an App Service Web […]

Azure ARM Template: Define Web App Connection Strings

Previous articles covered what Azure Resource Manager is, along with how to setup an Azure Resource Group project within Visual Studio 2015 to deploy an ASP.NET Web Application to Azure as an App Service Web App. Being able to deploy an application to Azure is just the first step. In order to really use ARM […]

IoT development with Windows 10 and Raspberry Pi – What you need

This is my second blog article covering Windows 10 IoT Core. See the first part here: https://blogs.perficient.com/microsoft/2016/01/windows-10-iot-editions-explained/. So, you decided to develop your first IoT (embedded) application using Windows 10 IoT Core. Awesome! What do you need for that? Surprisingly, not that much. First, you need a device, a IoT board. At the moment, Windows […]

Azure DevOps: Scale Out Your Build System

Every developer knows that builds are an integral piece to the Application Lifecycle. Using an automated build and testing process will help speed the time to market for your application. Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server offers a number of features to help with this process. To use Team Foundation Build for automated building and testing […]

Ignite 2015 – DevOps Strategy, Visual Studio Online Announcements

For my first session at Microsoft Ignite Conference 2015, I chose DevOps as a Strategy for Business Agility by Brian Harry, Microsoft Technical Fellow and he serves as the Product Unit Manager for Microsoft Team Foundation Server. I must say, it was a great choice. Brian kicked off this amazing session with only a few, very […]

Top 10 Announcements from Build 2015 Keynote on Day 1

The 2015 BUILD Conference kicked off today, and today’s keynote was packed full of TONS of announcements and new information. Some of these things are going to be released sometime this year, but some of it has also been released to be available today! Even though you can watch the Build 2015 Day 1 Keynote […]

SharePoint 2013 – Is Access 2013 the New InfoPath?

If you were at the SharePoint conference this year in Las Vegas, you probably saw the InfoPath Funeral procession through the vendor pavilion.  If not here is a clip:   We have known for quite some time Microsoft isn’t putting a large effort into InfoPath and in fact “… InfoPath 2013 is the last release […]

Create cross platform apps in C# with Xamarin

Xamarin and Microsoft have teamed up to make all other development platforms irrelevant.  Xamarin is the creator of popular cross platform development tools that allow developers to create iOS, Android and Windows applications all in C#.  With the launch of Visual Studio 2013, Xamarin and Microsoft announced a partnership that will significantly improve the experience […]

Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate available

A little over a year since the release of Visual Studio 2012 (VS2012) and we already have a release candidate for Visual Studio 2013. If your interested in the Virtual Launch keep up to date on the event page, you can also download the Release Candidate. You can install it over the preview and along […]

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