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Upgrading to Visual Studio 2022

Posted by Andy Brown on 21 January 2022

Is Visual Studio 2022 worth the upgrade? If you work with C++ or Azure, it's a straight yes; for everyone else, the answer will depend upon whether you find the enhanced Intellisense helpful or annoying. This blog is to help you decide which side of the fence you fall!

A summary of the main new features in Visual Studio 2019 for BI developers

Posted by Andy Brown on 08 May 2019

Visual Studio 2019 has a different look (particularly for creating new projects), but Wise Owl can't see any compelling reason to upgrade.

A summary of the changes introduced in Visual Studio 2017

Posted by Andy Brown on 19 January 2018

Visual Studio 2017 includes some clever new quick coding features, better debugging and a much better installation routine, as this blog explains.

Using Xamarin to develop mobile phone apps in Visual Studio

Posted by Andy Brown on 12 July 2016

With Visual Studio 2015 you can now develop for a wide range of mobile platforms, including IoS (Apple), Android and even the Apple Watch.

How to install Visual Studio 2015 Community and SQL Server 2016 Developer

Posted by Andy Brown on 11 July 2016

This short blog summarises how to get legitimate free copies of Visual Studio 2015 and SQL Server 2016 Developer installed on your laptop or computer.

A strange error when using Web Extensions to auto-compile SASS

Posted by Andy Brown on 19 May 2016

A short blog explaining a compile error I got using Web Extensions - here's hoping it saves someone else some time!

Visual Studio - Recent projects not Showing Up

Posted by Andy Brown on 10 May 2011

It's been irritating the author for a long time now that some websites weren't showing up as recent projects in the Visual Studio FILE menu.  The reason is that they didn't have an associated solution - this article shows how to create a blank solution and add your project to it, thereby removing the irritation!

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