Tag Archives: Visual Studio 2010

Visual Studio 2012 upgrade from 2010

First some tips from Scott Hanselman to get the look-and-feel back. Next to replace the pre- and postbuild macro with an add-in. The template takes care of the plumbing and running/debugging will make it available for use. Make sure to … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2010 profiler on Windows 8 issue

I’ve been using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 on my Windows 8 machine for a while now. Never had an issue until today when I tried to start the profiler. Turns out the driver it uses is not compatible with Windows … Continue reading

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Change Visual Studio background color

The background color of Visual Studio 2010 is a dark blue gradient. Problem is the gradient gives a flickering effect on external monitors when the frequency is under 75 Hz. I want to change it to a solid color. Visual … Continue reading

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Remote debugger setup

Setting up the remote debugger from Windows 8 (Visual Studio) to Windows XP SP3 (Program) was a fight, but I won. Read my steps below. Program machine ~ virtualxp Add a user for remote debugging that will be available on … Continue reading

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switch code snippet power

Today I discovered the code snippet with the best timesaving ever: switch. You can use it from the snippet menu (CTRL + K, X) or you can simply type switch and use code completion (CTRL + SPACE and TAB) Then … Continue reading

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Code generation from Visual Studio UML class diagram

In the Ultimate edition of Visual Studio 2010 Microsoft has put the Architecture feature. With this I can create Graphs, Layer and UML diagrams. The feature is readonly in the Premium edition, but I’m not sure it can generate code … Continue reading

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Executing Unittests in parallel

My machine has a multi core processor, but my unittests only run one at a time. In Visual Studio 2010 the option to use more than one core and run unittests in parallel is there, but well hidden in the … Continue reading

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