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TFS User - Why you need to switch to Git

Not too long ago, TFS and SVN were the only source control I had used. I had a very little experience of distributed source controls like Git. 758 more words

Intellisense for MSBuild proj files in Visual Studio 2017 (csproj net core)

This is a must have tool for vs2017, you can install it directly from visual studio extensions and it’s called “Project File Tools“. 7 more words

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Extracting Service Principal Credentials in VSTS

When we need to deploy an application to Azure from VSTS (Visual Studio Team Services), we use the Azure tasks prepared by Microsoft. These tasks require a contributor account in Azure AD to make changes to your subscription. 1,719 more words


Failed to install Microsoft.VisualStudio.Component.Debugger.JustInTime (VS2017)

This week we were trying to install Visual Studio 2017 (15.3.2) but we were getting the following error:

Package ‘Microsoft.VisualStudio.Debugger.JustInTime,version=15.0.26621.2’ failed to install

Other Visual Studio components depend on this package: 172 more words

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CodeLink Visual Studio Extension now available! Easily share your code cursor location!

My latest Visual Studio extension is now available! Get it here: 2017, 2015

So what is CodeLink?

Getting two developers on the same page over chat can be time consuming. 302 more words


Decrypting TFS secret variables

Each build and release definition in TFS has a set of custom variables assigned to it. Those variables are later used as parameters to PowerShell/batch scripts, configuration file transformations, or other tasks being part of the build/release pipeline. 1,424 more words


Looking to disable the Alt-Shift-L keyboard shortcut on Lenovos and such? Here ya go...

Type the following command from an admin command prompt:

reg add HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\SynTP\Parameters\Debug /v DumpKernel /d 00000000 /t REG_DWORD /f

I’ve been having this problem with Visual Studio. 85 more words