Recently, I’ve updated over 30 of my extensions to support Visual Studio 2019 (16.0). To make sure they work, I got my hands on a very early internal build of VS 2019 to test with (working on the Visual Studio team has its benefits).
I’m often asked how to best learn to build Visual Studio extensions, so here is what I wished someone told me before I got started.
Don’t skip the introduction
It’s easy to create a new extensibility project in Visual Studio, but unless you understand the basics of how the extensibility system works,
Have you ever found a bug in your code and wanted to pause code execution to inspect the problem? This blog post showcases the various kinds of breakpoints that can be used to accomplish this task in Visual Studio 2017.
Today, we are releasing the second preview of Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9, and it can be downloaded here. This latest preview contains new features and improvements to Universal Windows Platform development, C++ debugging, and export installation settings. Read more in the feature highlight summary below and check out the Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9 Preview 2 release notes for more details on all the new,