Anson Horton

Principal Group Engineering Manager, Visual Studio IDE

Anson is the group engineering manager for the Visual Studio IDE team. He has worked on developer tools for over 16 years, on C++, the first 3 versions of C#, the first version of the Azure Tools, the IE11 refresh of the IE developer tools, the JavaScript language service and project system, and the Visual Studio platform.

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7 Hidden Gems in Visual Studio 2017

I’ve been working on developer tooling for over 16 years, and I still love it when I find a new tip or trick that shaves seconds off a repetitive task. The set below are features that I see infrequently used but can save loads of time! Gem #1 - Expression Evaluator Format Specifiers The part of the debugger that processes the language ...