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With its focus on tooling both in and outside of Visual Studio, this show will help you become a more productive developer. Join your hosts Robert Green, Dmitry Lyalin and Donovan Brown and see what tools you can put in your Visual Studio Toolbox.

With its focus on tooling both in and outside of Visual Studio, this show will help you become a more productive developer. Join your hosts Robert Green, Dmitry Lyalin and Donovan Brown and see what tools you can put in your Visual Studio Toolbox.
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With its focus on tooling both in and outside of Visual Studio, this show will help you become a more productive developer. Join your hosts Robert Green, Dmitry Lyalin and Donovan Brown and see what tools you can put in your Visual Studio Toolbox.

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Episodes

Visual Studio for Mac: Improve your Debugging Experience with these Tips

10/15/2019
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In this video, Sayed Hashimi shows how you can make the most of the debugger in Visual Studio for Mac. He will also demonstrate a few features added recently for .NET Core development. For more information, go to aka.ms/VSMacDocs.

Duration:00:10:17

Visual Studio for Mac: Improving Productivity with Customizing Preferences

10/15/2019
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In this video, Sayed Hashimi shows you how you can customize the Visual Studio for Mac environment to fit your needs. For more information, go to aka.ms/VSMacDocs.

Duration:00:09:10

What’s New in Visual Studio for Mac 2019

9/26/2019
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In this episode, Robert is joined by Sayed Hashimi, who highlights some of the features in the just released 8.3 release of Visual Studio for Mac 2019. Sayed shows improvements in .NET Core and ASP.NET Core development, including enhanced editors for Razor/HTML/CSS/JavaScript and other productivity boosts. For more of a deep dive into Visual Studio for Mac, check out the Visual Studio for Mac Reborn: New Editors and New Experiences talk from .NET Conf 2019.

Duration:00:23:22

Visual Studio for Mac: IntelliSense Improvements

9/17/2019
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In this video, Cody Beyer shows the new IntelliSense experience in Visual Studio for Mac, featuring more accurate responses and type filtering. For more information, go to aka.ms/VSMacDocs

Duration:00:04:30

Visual Studio for Mac: Snippets

9/17/2019
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In this video, Cody Beyer shows how to use code snippets to quickly add common code blocks to your project and then how you can create custom snippets. For more information, go to aka.ms/VSMacDocs

Duration:00:05:39

Visual Studio Code Tips and Tricks

9/12/2019
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Little tricks make a huge difference to a developer's day to day job and productivity. In this video, Christian Nwamba shares the Visual Studio Code productivity tips he uses most often -- ranging from file management and navigation to code transformation and generation.

Duration:00:08:23

Visual Studio for Mac: Keyboard Shortcuts

9/10/2019
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In this video, Cody Beyer shows how to how to throw your mouse away and be productive in Visual Studio for Mac using only your keyboard. Finally, the Vi vs Emacs debate is settled. The answer is "Visual Studio for Mac"! For more information, go to aka.ms/VSMacDocs

Duration:00:03:42

Visual Studio for Mac: How to Report a Problem

9/4/2019
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In this video, Cody Beyer shows how to report a problem in Visual Studio for Mac using both the built in tool as well as reporting a problem directly on Developer Community. For more information, go to aka.ms/VSMacDocs.

Duration:00:03:08

The State of Mobile Development

8/29/2019
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In this episode, Robert is joined by Sam Basu for a chat about the state of mobile development. Sam looks at five categories of mobile development (Mobile Web/PWA, Native, Hybrid, JavaScript Native and Cross-compiled) and reviews what is new and interesting in them.

Duration:00:21:43

Visual Studio for Mac: New Editor

8/27/2019
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aka.ms/VSMacDocs In this video, Cody Beyer demonstrates the new editor in Visual Studio for Mac. He shows some of his favorite new features and tips to make the editor even more powerful.

Duration:00:06:04

Blazor Tips and Tricks

8/22/2019
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In this episode, Robert is joined by Ed Charbeneau. Ed was on Toolbox last fall introducing us to Blazor, a framework for building interactive client-side web UI using C# instead of JavaScript. Ed returns to share and answer some of the most frequently asked questions he receives when showing folks Blazor.

Duration:00:22:43

App Center for WPF and WinForms

8/15/2019
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In this episode, Robert is joined by Winnie Li and Matt Korwel, who show the new App Center enables support for diagnostics, analytics and distribution for .NET Framework apps. They show how to easily deploy your WPF and WinForms apps, monitor the health of the apps and gain real time insights. For more information, check out aka.ms/AppCenterWindows.

Duration:00:27:08

Debugging Tips and Tricks Part 2

8/1/2019
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In this episode (part 2 of 2), Robert is joined by Leslie Richardson, who shows several ways you can get the most out of Visual Studio's debugging tools. She shows a number of features, most of which have been in the product all along. Whether you are a new or experienced developer, you will see some things you can use to help solve issues in your code. You can find part 1 here. Check out https://aka.ms/watchwindowsearch to learn more about searching for objects in the Watch, Autos and...

Duration:00:18:06

Debugging Tips and Tricks Part 1

7/25/2019
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In this episode (part 1 of 2), Robert is joined by Leslie Richardson, who shows several ways you can get the most out of Visual Studio's debugging tools. She shows a number of features, most of which have been in the product all along. Whether you are a new or experienced developer, you will see some things you can use to help solve issues in your code. Check out https://aka.ms/debuggerdisplay to learn more about customizing object displays in the debugger

Duration:00:19:35

MSBuild Structured Log Viewer

7/18/2019
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Visual Studio Toolbox is back from its summer vacation! In this episode, Robert is joined by Kirill Osenkov, the author of the MSBuild Structured Log Viewer. This tool records information about everything that happens in the build. But instead of just dumping everything into a huge text file it preserves the structure and relationships between elements, and lets you save and open the structured log in .xml format. This has significant advantages to help you understand and navigate large...

Duration:00:17:29

More Code, Less Typing

6/6/2019
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In this episode, Robert is joined by Allison Bucholtz-Au, who shows us how IntelliSense cuts down the number of keystrokes required to write code in Visual Studio. Even if you have been using IntelliSense for years, you are sure to see a thing or two you didn't it could do.

Duration:00:14:46

Visual Studio Productivity Tips

5/30/2019
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In this episode, Robert is joined by Kendra Havens. Every version of Visual Studio introduces new productivity features. If you want to see some of the ones introduced in Visual Studio 2019, check out Kendra's video here. But what about the ones that have been in Visual Studio for a while that you may have missed? To see some of those, watch this video. Kendra shows: [03:55][04:55][06:40][09:30][13:00][14:10][15:10][15:20][16:10][19:00][24:55]Resources: Sample codeProductivity features in...

Duration:00:28:50

Time Travel Debugging

5/23/2019
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In this episode, Robert is joined by Mark Downie, who shows us Time Travel Debugging. provides the ability to record a Web app running on a Azure Virtual Machine (VM) and then accurately reconstruct and replay the execution path. You can record code executed in production and replay the execution path inside Visual Studio. TTD also gives you the ability to move forward and backwards in time as if you were performing "inner loop" debugging locally. Resources: Introducing Time Travel...

Duration:00:14:12

Getting Started Faster with Git and GitHub

5/9/2019
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In this episode, Robert is joined by Samit Jhaveri and Sachin Hridayraj, who show how to innovate at scale with Visual Studio and GitHub by securely bringing open source code, community and best practices right inside Visual Studio and your workflows. Resources: Using Git repositoriesGit and Visual Studio tutorialGit Fundamentals episode

Duration:00:19:01

Visual Studio 2019

4/25/2019
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This is the 300th episode of Visual Studio Toolbox and Robert is joined by Amanda Silver for a chat about Visual Studio 2019. They discuss how the Visual Studio team approaches building the world's best IDE and how this approach has adjusted as the developer landscape has changed. They review the top developer pain points Visual Studio is addressing and also how the team learns what Visual Studio customers want. Download Visual Studio 2019

Duration:00:29:59