10 07, 2013

What's New in Visual Studio 2013: Enhanced Scrollbar

By | 2013-07-10T11:20:38+00:00 July 10th, 2013|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Visual Studio 2013|0 Comments

Sick of being stuck with a plain scrollbar? With Visual Studio 2013, Microsoft has incorporated the VS Power Tools Enhanced Scrollbar functionality (and cleaned it up a bit) into the product. This means the enhanced scrollbar, with it's preview window and quick overview settings, are now first class citizens in VS 2013. Wahoo. Check out the [...]

10 07, 2013

What's New in Visual Studio 2013: Connected IDE

By | 2013-07-10T10:01:27+00:00 July 10th, 2013|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Visual Studio 2013|1 Comment

Sync your settings across Visual Studio 2013 IDEs using your Microsoft Live ID. If you're anything like me you like your IDE the way you like your IDE and all other setups are just plain wrong. I've quite literally spent hours tweaking keyboard shortcuts, fonts, colors, and highlights to get everything the way I like [...]

10 07, 2013

What's New in Visual Studio 2013: Code Maps

By | 2013-07-10T09:15:00+00:00 July 10th, 2013|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Visual Studio 2013|1 Comment

Find your way around an unfamiliar system, trace down tricky bugs, and create designs from dynamically updated diagrams with Code Maps in the new Visual Studio 2013. For me, there's nothing quite so frustrating as trying to find your way around a complex program for the first time, especially one that has grown organically over [...]

10 07, 2013

What’s New in Visual Studio 2013: Team Build Activities

By | 2013-07-10T08:28:29+00:00 July 10th, 2013|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Visual Studio 2013|0 Comments

The below demo and blog post will provide a high level of the new activities in Visual Studio 2013 Team Build Toolbox.  We now have a number of new activities to choose from, throughout this post we will explore the many lists of these new activities. To start, let’s look at the top of the [...]

3 07, 2013

What’s New in TFS 2013: Team Builds are able to run in Powershell

By | 2013-07-03T16:34:38+00:00 July 3rd, 2013|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Visual Studio 2013|0 Comments

One of the new features that I really like in the TFS 2013 is the ability to run scripts using the Default template. This is a huge time saver! Before we had to create a custom activity to call the scripts and pass in the parameters. Lets get start on showing you this new feature [...]