Team Foundation Service: Implementing Build Automation with Team Foundation Service Preview
Team Foundation Service Preview provides the ability to run builds entirely in the cloud. Here, the Visual Studio ALM Rangers show how to set up build automation on-premises for scenarios where the development team needs more control of the build machine than is available on Windows Azure.
Entity Framework Designer Gets Some Love in Visual Studio 2012
The new Entity Framework Designer in Visual Studio 2012 gets a couple of big improvements and a slew of smaller ones, all adding up to an enhanced user experience.
Design and UX: Authoring Windows Store Apps in Blend
Windows 8 Special Issue 2012
Explore how Expression Blend for Visual Studio 2012 can be used to create UIs for Windows Store apps using XAML or HTML. Examples show the Blend Device panel, CSS editors, data template editing and interactive mode.
CODE Magazine: 2012 Nov/Dec
CODE Magazine, Issue 2012 Nov/Dec is now available!
Visual Studio 2012 is finally here! This issue will cover numerous improvements to Visual Studio 2012 including: IDE Changes, .NET Framework enhancements, web development changes. Join is as we uncover features that will make your life better.
New and Useful Features in Visual Studio 2012
Here we are again with a new Visual Studio. It’s hard to believe that 10 years have passed since Visual Studio .NET (codename Rainer) was released. Rainer represented a watershed moment for Windows developers as the promise of a unified language environment had finally been delivered.
Visual Studio 2012: A More Productive IDE for Modern Applications
See how the latest release of Visual Studio—especially the improved IDE— helps to create an environment that lets developers do what developers want to do: work with code in a variety of technologies.
Visual Studio 2012: The Next Big Thing
Visual Studio 2012 is another important update of the Microsoft flagship IDE.
Visual Studio 2012: Shape Up Your Data with Visual Studio LightSwitch 2012
Although initially dismissed by some professional developers, Visual Studio LightSwitch is evolving with the 2012 release to handle the requirements for modern enterprise applications to scale well, integrate with legacy systems, handle multitenant installations and many concurrent users, and much more, reports Jan Van der Haegen.
Visual Studio 2012: Testing for Continuous Development
The accelerated speed of Web development requires streamlined techniques for the entire process, including testing. Here, you learn how to efficiently test Web apps in Visual Studio 2012.
Windows Azure: Developing and Deploying Windows Azure Cloud Services Using Visual Studio
We walk through parts of the Windows Azure application development lifecycle using Visual Studio and highlight the new features as we progress.