http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/cedd5c386f694eb39878a6fa014d1aae/VSToolboxAzureFunctions.mp4 In this episode, Robert is joined by Andrew Hall, who shows us a preview of tools for building Azure Functions for Visual Studio 2015. Azure Functions provide event-based serverless computing that make it easy to develop and scale your application, paying only for the resources your code consumes during execution. Andrew shows how to… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/3e3ec334884e46518c19a6c00119707d/VSToolboxCordovaUpdates.mp4 In this episode, Robert is joined by Jordan Matthiesen, who shows us enhancements to the Tools for Apache Cordova (TACO). Jordan shows how quickly you can install Visual Studio 2017 with just the Mobile development with JavaScript workload (less than 10 minutes!) [03:30]. He demonstrates new Ionic templates in Visual Studio 2015 [05:30]. He… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/ab354f55bd7f4b2a949da6b201156fce/VSToolboxExtensionHighlight.mp4 In this episode, Robert is joined by Mads Kristensen, who shows us another batch of extensions he has written, all designed to boost developer productivity. Mads shows: File Icons [01:00] Adds icons for files that are not recognized by Solution Explorer. Syntax Highlighting Pack [05:00] Adds syntax highlighting and snippet support for a wide… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/6cba7dbdb6e04af5b34fa6970131922e/VSToolboxDesktopBridge.mp4 In this episode, Robert is joined by Stefan Wick, who shows how to convert a desktop app to a UWP app using the Desktop Bridge. Stefan demonstrates some of the benefits of using the Desktop Bridge, including clean install and uninstall and taking advantage of Windows 10 features including push notifications, Live Tile updates… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/c86d283539004e2c81b9a68f016b2db2/VSToolboxGitHubOverview.mp4 In this episode, Robert is joined by Jeremy Foster, who just did a GitHub for Windows users course for Microsoft Virtual Academy. Here, he focuses on how you can use GitHub in both Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code. Jeremy covers: GitHub Extension for Visual Studio [05:30] Creating and using repos [08:00] Committing changes… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/80a21a8a3ae54bacbc8ba67c01563ab7/VSToolboxPowerShellToolsforVS.mp4 In this episode, Robert is joined by Adam Driscoll, author of the very popular PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio. This extension is a set of tools for developing and debugging PowerShell scripts and modules in Visual Studio. With this extension, you can edit, run and debug PowerShell scripts while leveraging Visual Studio’s editor and… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/8dc5533dae3c4791a9daa67401691a06/VSToolboxEndtoEndSolutionwithDanielJacobson.mp4 In this episode, Robert is joined by Daniel Jacobson, who shows how he built a Windows 10 IOT app that can be used by a coffee shop to know when customers enter and exit the shop. With that data, the shop can monitor traffic flow and figure out things like what days and times… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/f96261131fa64c8c8c2da63400059426/20160628VSToolbox.mp4 In this episode, Robert is joined by Kasey Uhlenhuth, who shows off a number of features that increase your code writing productivity in the current and next versions of Visual Studio. Among the things she shows are the C# Interactive window, Quick Launch, Navigate To, IntellliSense improvements, refactorings and better feedback from the code… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/70b7b073a2f6400bb2bba643013e02ae/GN51.mp4 Today’s episode covers our Visual Studio C++ for Linux Development extension! If you’re building applications for Linux and want to keep your familiar Visual Studio environment, you can now do so a lot more easily. Featured in this episode are Marc Goodner (Senior Program Manager) and Ion Todirel (Senior Software Engineer), who have been… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/f2ee28fb43fc49b7b3cca632013de735/VSToolboxWhatsNewXamarinForms.mp4 In this episode, Robert is joined by James Montemagno, who shows us what is new in the latest version of Xamarin.Forms, which enables you to build a native UI for three platforms with one shared C# codebase. Simply put, if you know C# then you already know how to build iOS, Android, and Windows… Read More