August 2010 - Posts


August 29th Links: .NET, ASP.NET, IIS Express, Silverlight, Windows Phone 7 by ScottGu

Here is the latest in my link-listing series .  Also check out my VS 2010 and .NET 4 series and ASP.NET MVC 2 series for other on-going blog series I’m working on. [In addition to blogging, I am also now using Twitter for quick updates and to share...

Patch for VS 2010 Find and Replace Dialog Growing by ScottGu

One of the top reported Microsoft Connect issues with VS 2010 has been an issue with the Find and Replace dialog – which grows 16px each time you use it (which is pretty annoying). The Visual Studio team recently released a patch that fixes this issue...

Search and Navigation Tips/Tricks with Visual Studio by ScottGu

This is the twenty-seventh in a series of blog posts I’m doing on the VS 2010 and .NET 4 release. Today’s blog post continues on from the Debugging Tips post I did last week, and covers some useful searching and navigation tips/tricks you can take advantage...

Debugging Tips with Visual Studio 2010 by ScottGu

This is the twenty-sixth in a series of blog posts I’m doing on the VS 2010 and .NET 4 release. Today’s blog post covers some useful debugging tips that you can use with Visual Studio.  My friend Scott Cate (who has blogged dozens of great VS tips...

“Unplugged” online chat with me this Wednesday by ScottGu

I just got back from my trip to India and the UK last week – and will be returning to more regular blogging shortly.  This Wednesday (August 18th) I’m going to be doing another online LIDNUG chat session .  The chat will be from 10:00am to 11...

Some nice code editor features provided by the VS 2010 Power Tool Extensions by ScottGu

I’ve blogged in the past about the VS 2010 Productivity Power Tool Extensions – a free set of Visual Studio 2010 extensions that provide some nice additional functionality. You can read my previous blog posts about it here and here .  In today’s...
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Using EF “Code First” with an Existing Database by ScottGu

Last month I blogged about the new Entity Framework 4 “code first” development option.  EF “code-first” enables a pretty sweet code-centric development workflow for working with data.  It enables you to: Work with data without ever having to...
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London “Guathon” Event with Me on August 13th by ScottGu

The (awesome) UK developer community is holding an all day event with me in London on August 13th.  The event is free to attend, and the venue will be in Central London (at the ODEON Covent Garden).  The website for the event is here . Content...
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