Robby Ingebretsen came by to explain what Kaxaml is and how it can be useful to you when developing XAML-based applications. Not only does he introduce the tool, but he also
touches on some of the lesser known features and add-ins that may be missed on an initial glance.
Robby also discusses…
Mark Wilson-Thomas joins John to announce the launch of the Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010! Mark shows off several impressive, new features in the Visual Studio 2010 designer that work for both Silverlight and WPF development. Some key new features
that are covered include:
Karl Shifflett brought one of his favorite Hawaiian shirts and his
XAML Power Toys
in to the studio and it was time to play. Karl demonstrates how to use his Visual Studio Add-In to instantly generate forms for Line of Business applications.
Since the filming of this video Karl has since…
Gilbert Corrales quickly fixes invalid and unfriendly HTML and CSS using
Aggiorno, a code refactoring tool that runs as a plug-in for Visual Studio. I really like the Smart Search and Replace feature which was just added. Its like Regular Expressions made easy and using templates.
Koen Zwikstra has created a very useful tool for Silverlight application development called
SilverlightSpy. Load the tool, point it to a web page with a Silverlight application and the dissection begins. It has a little bit funcitonality from of all of your favorite tools like Snoop,
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We talk with Allen Underwood about Developer Tools, Patterns, and podcasting. Ditching scrum for Kanban, and Jason picked the wrong router. Full shownotes available here: http://msdevshow.com/2016/1/developer-tools-and-patterns-with-allen-underwood/
Walt Ritscher walks us through building a custom WPF Pixel Shader Effect using Shazzam, his latest creation. Along the lines of other useful tools mentioned, Kaxaml
and LINQPad, Shazzam is free to download and use. Props to Walt for generating both C#
and VB code for your Shader Effect.
RADAR is a memory leak detection technology built into Windows 7 and integrated with Watson (error reporting) and AutoBug (automatic bug filing). It allows Microsoft product teams and third parties to discover and fix memory leaks early in the product
cycle and after release. Since RADAR runs on…
CHESS is an automated tool from Microsoft Research for finding errors in multithreaded software by systematic exploration of
thread schedules. It finds errors, such as data-races, deadlocks, hangs, and data-corruption induced access violations, that are extremely hard to find with current testing…
InnerWorkings is an independent software company whose mission is to help developers learn to write better code faster on the .NET framework. Developers learn by solving real coding challenges and getting instant
feedback on their solutions in Visual Studio. An online platform supports the…