Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Setup Insallation and features analyze

Ultimate version of Visual Studio is most powerful and it is cost around 11,899$ that is not cheap at all. In this post I'm going to discover why it is so expensive and what additional features include this package. 2010 Ultimate lets you bring your vision to life targeting an increasing number of platforms, technologies—including cloud and parallel computing it provides an integrated environment of tools and server infrastructure that simplifies the all application development process. More...

Customize start page Visual Studio 2010

Do you know that you can easily customize the Visual Studio 2010 start page? For example Latest News feed or last project solutions. This uses a XAML page which you can modify easily if you have a knowledge in XAML. Redesign your page with your brand theme and look. Best coding practises your team should follow or you may want to show the pending tasks of the team in the start-up page or you may want to redesign that page with custom templates to meet your company brand. More...

Visual Studio 2010 Tips and Tricks

If you’re a .NET developer like me, you live 75% of your work life at your computer, inside IDE Visual Studio, bug tracker or source control system (TFS, SVN, CVS). Coding is a lot easier when you know how to use your tools like Visual Studio 2010 more effectively. To optimize experience with this IDE, here these tips and shortcuts: Intellisense, Code Editor, Navigation, Debugging, Search Shortcuts...More...

Motivation for using .NET

First of all, C# is an elegant, simple, type-safe, object-oriented language that allows enterprise programmers to build a breadth of applications. However, I have 3 years of working experience on C++ and now I have understanding what this language can do, what it advantages, what pros and cons. When you look at the unmanaged C++ solutions and libraries, you see that the approach the best of breed solutions use is to develop their own specialized engine and then generate dedicated handlers for each pattern that uses specialized engine. You always need some libraries additionally for you project, for example: Boost, STL, MFC, QT, ACE and others. Different languages offer different capabilities. For example, in unmanaged C/C++, you have pretty low-level control of the system. You can manage memory exactly the way you want to, create threads easily if you need to, and so on. Microsoft Visual Basic 6, on the other hand, allows you to build UI applications very rapidly and makes it easy for you to control COM objects and databases. More...