Jean-Marc Prieur

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Filter link types on Code Map

In this post, we're going to walk you through how the new "filter link types" feature on code maps can be used to analyze dependencies and declutter maps when using them to understand the design of code. Analyze dependencies I'm trying to understand the dependencies in my app (the one we've chosen is an internal, experimental tool for ...

Upcoming Changes in Visual Studio Architecture and Design Tools

Introduction This post explains some of our plans for evolving our architecture and design tools in Visual Studio, including new capabilities and changes to existing capabilities that we will be delivering in the next major release and subsequent updates. Although these plans have already been informed by an analysis of usage data and ...

CodeLens for Git improvements in Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate Update 3 RC

In Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 CTP1, we introduced some CodeLens for Git indicators. In this RC update we are completing the work by: CodeLens for Git indicators now react to Git source control operations In the CTP1, the authors and change indicators that we introduced did not refresh automatically when source control ...

Code Map improvements in Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate Update 3 CTP1

Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 CTP1 brings improvements to Code Map and Debugger Map that you have requested via various feedback channels (user voice and connect in particular). In this Blog post I'll present: Improvements with the Debugger map zoom experience Debugger Map In Visual Studio 2013, we introduced Debugger Map, ...

Code Lens for Git in Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate Update 3

Yesterday we released Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 CTP1. This CTP brings new features in the area of CodeLens Team indicators. In this Blog post I'll present the CodeLens Team indicators for Git. CodeLens Team indicators CodeLens is a heads-up display in your Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate editor where you can find information about your code in...

What is new in the Code Index SDK for Visual Studio 2012 RC?

With Visual Studio 11 Beta, we had started sharing the code index SDK.Last week, we shipped the Visual Studio 2012 RC Visualization and modeling SDK (VsVmSDK RC), which, among other features, contains the Code index SDK build tasks. This is an opportunity to explain what changed in the Code Index SDK.Modifications to the bulk indexing ...

The Code Index SDK

This blog post was updated in Dec 2016 to explain what changed with Visual Studio 2017. More in: The visual Studio Modeling SDK is part of Visual Studio 2017 Introduction In Visual Studio 11 Ultimate, the experience around the architecture diagrams has improved a lot, with respect to Visual Studio 2010. In particular, performance and ...

Very nice video about what’s new in Visual Studio 11 Dependency Graphs

After Esther who explained how to Visualize Code with Visual Studio 11 Beta last week, Chris blogged this week-end about What's new in Visual Studio 11 Dependency Graph Features. He has recorded a great video (WMV 17mb, MP4 14mb), going through the main features: A must watch...