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Edit & Continue and Make Object ID Improvements in CTP 6

It's the beginning of a new year! According toBack to the Future Part II, everyone will be riding hoverboards in a couple months (and, let's be honest, Doc would love theHoloLens). In the meantime, let's explore the enhancements we've made to the Visual Studio...

C# 6.0 in 6 Screenshots

For more detail and more complete coverage, go to the source . NB: these are as of Visual Studio 2015, CTP 5. Things can/will change...(read more)

Kinect for Windows V2 SDK: 3 ‘Hello World’ Videos

There's a bunch of posts on the site around the Kinect for Windows V2 but as part of getting ready for the Kinect for Windows Hack London; Dan asked whether I'd help with a few "getting started" materials (beyond the excellent info that's...

Windows Apps London–App Debugging Tips

This month’s meetup at the Windows Apps London group ; is all about going ‘back to basics’ and talking a little about what Visual Studio can do for app developers. As part of that, I’m giving a short talk to try and pass on some ‘tips’...(read...

Windows/Phone 8.1 Debugging: Getting a Crash Dump File From a Device

I’m writing this one down so that I don’t forget it because I’ve done it multiple times and I forget it every time and it’s one of those topics that I can’t find particularly well documented on the web. Imagine you’re testing...(read...

Back to Basics: UTC and TimeZones in .NET Web Apps

Storing dates in persistent storage using UTC dates is a widely accepted best practice. But it's surprisingly complex using date data effectively if you want to let the user see dates and query data in their local time zone. Looking around I noticed that there's...

UK TechDays Online 2015: Multi Platform Apps with Visual Studio Session (C++)

I spent some time talking today at the UK “TechDays Online” event along with my colleague Martin Beeby on the topic of “multi-platform apps with Visual Studio”. We talked around 3 areas; Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova Visual...(read...

UK TechDays Online 2015: Multi Platform Apps with Visual Studio Session (Xamarin)

I spent some time talking today at the UK “TechDays Online” event along with my colleague Martin Beeby on the topic of “multi-platform apps with Visual Studio”. We talked around 3 areas; Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova Visual...(read...

Kinect for Windows V2: London Hackathon on 21st and 22nd March

I’m very pleased to be helping out Dan from Moov2 and of Hacksoton fame who’s putting together a hackathon around the Kinect for Windows V2; It’s Dan’s event but helping out at Microsoft by loaning out the Microsoft office near Victoria...(read...

Visual Studio 2015 Preview–Debugging a Xamarin ‘Hello world’ on the Android Emulator

Just a quick note as I installed the Visual Studio 2015 Preview from here; Visual Studio 2015 onto a system where I already had Visual Studio 2013 installed along with Xamarin’s cross-platform tools and it took me a couple of steps to get things up and...(read...