What is Visual Studio’s 2012 Code Map All About? – Site Home – MSDN Blogs

  What is Code Map? Back in Nov 2012, in Visual Studio 2012 Update 1 a new feature named Code Map was introduced in Ultimate edition. The feature allowed visualization of relationships in code. Here’s a short video that will help you understand the concept behind Code Map. Beginning Visual Studio 2012 Update 2, Microsoft […]
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‘AlwaysCreate’ forces project to be re-built – Developer Support Languages – VC++, C# and VB.NET – Site Home – MSDN Blogs

‘AlwaysCreate’ forces project to be re-built – Developer Support Languages – VC++, C# and VB.NET – Site Home – MSDN Blogs  Issue Have you lost time because Visual Studio always thought that a project was out-of-date? Recently had a customer who faced this issue. He migrated his project from VS2008 to VS2010. Rebuilt the whole […]
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XAML Editor Improvements in Visual Studio 2013 – The Visual Studio Blog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs

 XAML Editor Improvements in Visual Studio 2013 – The Visual Studio Blog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs While many of you like creating XAML using our visual tools, many prefer creating XAML in the code editor as well. Your feedback was heard loud and clear and we have taken a crack at the top […]
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Announcing the Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate – Somasegar’s blog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs

 Announcing the Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate – Somasegar’s blog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs I’m excited to announce the Release Candidate of Visual Studio 2013, .NET Framework 4.5.1 and Team Foundation Server 2013!  The release is available for download now on the Visual Studio product website and is a “go-live” release.  Starting today, […]
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What’s New in Code Analysis for Visual Studio 2012 – Code Analysis Team Blog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs

Some information on code analysis from the team’s blog. Old one but still pretty useful read… Hi Everyone, With the launch of the Beta we would like to tell you about some of the great enhancements we have made to code analysis based on your feedback.  Back when we started planning for Visual Studio 2012 […]
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error LNK2022: metadata operation failed (801311E4) : Duplicate managed types have different visibilities

You will stumble upon this error if you are migrating your C++/CLI project from Visual Studio 2010 to Visual Studio 2012. One scenario for this error is when you are setting a different visibility for a native element and another include file has already set another visibility. Something like… #include <anotherinclude.h>#pragma make_public(g_SomeNativeType) Here you are […]
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auto keyword redefined in VC10

auto keyword is one of those keywords that’s never used. So what the c++ committee has done is, they’ve started using it for a better purpose. For better understanding see this simple demo… First without using auto keyword… [sourcecode language=”cpp”] void AutoTest() { typedef std::vector IntVector; IntVector Ints; std::generate_n(std::back_inserter( Ints ), 100, rand); // After […]
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Ordering output of out of order builds in Visual Studio

So what is an out of order build? If you’ve got a multi-core processor then your compilation process will be distributed between these processors. One project will be built on one core while another one on a different core. Then all of these obj file will be gathered together during linking. But one problem is […]
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