Category Archives: Visual Studio 2017

Productivity Power Tools for VS 2017

Productivity Power Tools is nothing new, many developers are well aware of it and use it for long time. I am certainly among one of them. However, every now and then I come across seasoned developers on Microsoft platform with … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2017 – Exception Helper (III)

Exception Settings has been a powerful feature in Visual Studio for quite some time now. It has got some extra fire-power with new Exception Helper dialog in Visual Studio 2017. Let’s say, your code is using a third party library … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2017 – Exception Helper (II)

Another time saving feature in the new Exception Helper dialog in Visual Studio 2017 is about Inner exceptions. In order to elaborate this, let me first introduce you to what happens when an unhandled exception is encountered when debugging code … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2017 – Exception Helper

Exceptions is an ancient programming concept that every developer has to deal with in the programs they write during development, testing and production scenarios. Visual Studio has long provided facilities to inspect the exceptions but with Visual Studio 2017, its Exception … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2017 – Run To Click

Visual Studio 2017 has provided several key improvements in Debugging experience. One of them is called “Run To Click”. “Run to cursor” has been a familiar experience for all developers for many years. This provided a convenient way of running … Continue reading

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C# 7.0 – Tuples Re-Engineered

Tuples have been around for quite sometime as a convenient way of returning more than one value from a method. Even though Tuples were quite easy to use but from code-readability perspective, there were certainly room for improvement. In C# 7.0, team … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2017 – Add Braces

Visual Studio 2017 code refactoring improvements also made it easy to adapt to some best practices. One of those is adding braces around your code blocks. Let’s say you have code as follows. There are quite a few if -else conditions handled here … Continue reading

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