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Viewing Managed COM Objects Through Native Pointers
Viewing Managed COM Objects Through Native Pointers
If you are a developer who is curating a successful .NET project using COM interop, then our latest preview of Visual Studio is for you (Download 16.7 Preview 3). This feature automatically decodes managed COM objects referenced by native pointers allowing you to fully inspect values in the Locals window.
Delivering on a promise – the essential extension pack
Delivering on a promise – the essential extension pack
During Microsoft Build 2020 in May, developers watching the live stream asked me to make it easy to acquire the basic extensions all Visual Studio users would benefit from. What a great idea, so of course I said yes. The wait is now over, get the The Essentials extension pack today! During my Visual Studio 2019 (remote dev) tips &