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Visual Studio 2013 Preview: Git version control and Team Foundation Build

I'm here today (and trying real hard to not be jealous of those of you reading this from beautiful San Francisco) to share some new information about version control and Team Foundation Build (TFBuild) in Visual Studio 2013 Preview. Version control I doubt many of you are surprised to hear that one of our big investments for...

Using Visual Studio 2013 to Diagnose .NET Memory Issues in Production

Update: Note this post has been updated for Visual Studio 2013 RTM and is the first of a two-part series.  In the screenshots and examples Just My Code and Collapse Small Objects are disabled as covered in part 2.  It is recommended that you read this post before reading part 2. One of the issues that frequently affects .NET applications ...

System Center and IntelliTrace

Over the past little while, the System Center Operations Management team and the Visual Studio IntelliTrace team have been working together to create an increasingly rich debugging experience for applications in production environments. This collaborative effort provides the ability to take Application Failure events from System Center 2012...

Use Git 0.8.0.0 to run scheduled builds and resolve conflicts

<!-- // By: Andy Lewis and Matthew Mitrik Today we released Visual Studio Tools for Git 0.8.0.0. Install this release to get not only fixes to numerous bugs, (for details see the release notes on the gallery page), but also an enhanced conflict resolution experience. You can now also create scheduled automated builds. Got the latest ...

How to profile a XAML Windows Store App

If you are developing a Windows Store App using XAML (whether it’s C++, C#, or VB), there is a good chance there will be areas of your app where you would like to improve the performance. To assist with this, we’ve included the Visual Studio CPU profiler in all SKUs of Visual Studio capable of developing Windows Store Apps (this means we...

Mixed Native and Managed Debugging Improvements for Windows Store Apps

In Visual Studio 2012 RTM, there was limited support for mixed managed and native debugging of Windows Store apps.  This support was greatly enhanced in Update 1. Setup Enabling mixed mode debugging is simple.  All you need to do is select your project and choose “Properties” from the context menu.  Then click on the Debug properties ...