Using Visual Basic PowerPack DataRepeater control in Visual Studio 2013

DataRepeater is great control to display data from a table/view, as the name says repeats bunch of fields from a dataset on every row. Follow these simple steps to get started working with this control… Step 1: Add a reference to the PowerPack library as shown here: http://ntcoder.com/bab/2013/12/20/visualbasic-powerpack-missing-from-visual-studio-2013/ Step 2: Make sure you’ve got the […]
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[Video] What’s cool in Visual Studio 2013 Solution Explorer

A video presentation on what’s new and cool in Visual Studio 2013 Solution Explorer… I’ll follow up this presentation with some more presentation on what’s some of the cool things in Visual Studio 2013 just to speed up anyone who’s hopping onto the Visual Studio 2013 wagon.
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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and VB.NET – Site Home – MSDN Blogs  Issue Have you lost time because Visual Studio always thought that a project was out-of-date?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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Breakpoints in Visual Studio

What’s a breakpoint? A breakpoint is defined as the location where a debugger breaks execution to allow the user to have a look or to modify the execution context. What’s new with breakpoints? With visual studio 2005 and 2008 behavior of breakpoint has changed. Some features that were added are as follows… Know hit count […]
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Script error in VC++ wizards after installing IE8

You might have script errors in VC++ wizards after installing IE8, for e.g. when you double click inside a dialog normally we should taken to corresponding file but instead we get a script error… Pretty strange isn’t it. Well as per VC++ team blogs this bug due to IE8 installation. Reason for this behavior is […]
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Visual studio shortcuts that I use

Some useful shortcuts for development in different versions of visual studio for VC++… Ctrl + Alt + L – Solution explorer Alt + Enter – Properties window Works even on open files in the IDE. Lists the properties of files like full path etc. If in resource editor then it shows properties of controls Ctrl […]
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Variable value is always’s zero, no matter what you do!

Recently a friend of mine (sitting just behind me) had a strange problem. I wrote an inline function which was like… void SetBlah( const bool IsBlah ) { m_IsBlah = IsBlah; } Now he was using this function since we work for the same project! So he had a value 1 for IsBlah when calling […]
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