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Recommendations for software, extensions and tools related to Microsoft's Visual Studio IDE.

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PDF editor integratable component

Cannot find a PDF editing component with add / remove text / image element functionality and visual component to integrate in to Winforms / WPF window. Everything i found is only APIs for element ...
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Visual Studio / ReSharper Smart Backspace

I've been using JetBrains software for a while now and there is one simple feature I am missing in Visual Studio/ ReSharper. Whenever you're coding in any of the native JetBrains apps, when you press ...
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Looking for a tool for web.config transformation on run time in VS 2017

I was using a visual studio extension named "FAST KOALA" in the past to help myself for debugging easily an asp.net web application by transforming environment variables in web.config based on project ...
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Library to make context menu option that pastes a fixed text string

I want to make an app (using C++ or C# VB.net or Java) which when installs, adds a new option in the context menu. On clicking that option, the program will paste a text, for example "Hello!!". The ...
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IDE Extensions like Markers in a DAW?

Are there any IDEs or extensions for VSCode where I can set places on certain lines that I can use a shortcut to go between? The only example I can think of are markers in ProTools.
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New Language Recommendation for a former VB6 Master Programmer [closed]

Introduction: I still am a VB6 master programmer. I can get my computer to do almost anything with VB6. Even though I have not touched a VB6 IDE for the past 8 years, I can code right now, if I need ...
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C++ on Mac: Visual Studio or Visual Studio Code?

I am used to Visual Studio Code for Python and Javascript. I work on a Mac machine, and I am learning C++, and I don't know if Visual Studio Code is a good choice, or if Visual Studio Community would ...
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Plugin for highlighting C++ identifiers in Visual Studio

I need to highlight all instances of selected identifier in Visual Studio. But Visual Studio doing it too slowly on a large C++ project. It can takes up to 10 seconds (from setting a cursor at the ...
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Jackson ObjectMapper equivalent for C#

Hi while programming in Java I've fallen in love with Jackson's ObjectMapper a tool that quickly converts Objects into a JSON, and I was wondering if there's an equivalent thing for C#? I'm using ...
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Persisting objects from memory during debug session

During a debugging session in .NET code, I identified a bug that occurs in seldom situations only. I was able to identify an object that can reproduce the behavior. Now, I'd like to persist that .NET ...
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Running unit tests automatically

In software development, we have code + unit tests. Sometimes I forget to the run unit tests, or maybe I'm too lazy to run them. I'm looking for a tool that runs unit tests automatically when I have ...
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MySQL Connector/C++ 8.0 for Visual Studio 2017

I'm looking for a DLL or Static library for MySQL Connector/C++ 8.0 for both Debug and Release mode that works with Visual Studio 2017. Should be for 32-bit platform (windows 7 and windows 10 ...
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Visual Studio Plugin for writing Arduino Code

I am programming stuff for Arduino, most often it's just a small project, so the official Arduino IDE is sufficient. However, sometimes I have larger projects and I need features which are not ...
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Seeking an alternative to “VisualSVN for Visual Studio 2017” extension but for Git VCS

My development workflow includes the Subversion (SVN) version control system, So I've been using Microsoft Visual Studio with a great extension called VisualSVN for Visual Studio 2017 I found for ...
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Code standard enforcer for Visual C++

I am looking for a tool to enforce our C++ coding standards. We work in Visual C++ on MS Windows. Must run on MS Windows on Visual C++ source code Must flag deviations from our standard Must be ...
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Tool for Automatic Removal of `using namespace`

Is there any tool to convert: #include <iostream> using namespace std; using namespace foo; using namespace bar; namespace foo { int foo_value() { return 5; } } namespace bar { const ...
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Extension for VS Code that evaluates math expressions?

I am looking for an extension for Visual Studio Code that can evaluate simple math expressions to save time. Sometimes I fiddle around with numbers, and add constants to expressions to save time so I ...
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Subversion (SVN) plugin for Microsoft Visual Studio

I am in search for an alternative SVN client plugin for Visual Studio 2017. I am using AnkhSVN since many years AnkhSVN but it seems to be lesser supported years after years (max 1 release per year, ...
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Graphical tool for avoiding header hell

I'm trying to modify an existing C++ application, and I end up in header hell: In my newly created *.h file, I need to add an attribute to my new class, this new attribute being of the type "Timer", ...
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Where to buy VS 2008 Profesional original license [closed]

I'm developing software for smart devices (Windows CE 6.5) and I'm using the VS 2008 Pro trial while i awaited for approval on buying a license, but today, I received the response from Microsoft that ...
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Which Software to take, when creating a database diagram

We are using a MS SQL Server database and we want to create a database diagram for an existing database. There were several options on how to do this: In Microsoft Visio 2010, Visual Studio 2013 or ...
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What is a good replacement for Visual Studio for developing Xamarin.Forms?

I wanted to dive in to Xamarin.Forms for cross-platform developing with C# but I am using my PC for development for the time being and Visual Studio turned out to be requiring much more space than I ...
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Kanban tool selection

We would like to use an electronic Kanban board. We have Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and want to make the progress of the work visible. What are our options? Right now we are using a physical ...
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What do i need to study for Video game Development [closed]

What do i need to study when i want to develop video games in Unity3d, i know C# but what else do i have to study, as I can do database applications in visual studio.
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IDE for ASP.NET Core development on Linux

My team wants to move from ASP.NET Core development on Windows to Linux. Obviously we use Visual Studio right now, so the bar is set very high. I need a Linux IDE that can handle this well... well ...
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Perforce Code Review Integration for Visual Studio

Currently our team uses Code Collaborator for remote Code Reviews and Perforce (Helix) for Source Control. We work primarily in C++ in Visual Studio 2017. I believe our remote code review process ...
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Brace matching highlight as outline for Visual Studio

ReSharper has a feature which can highlight a code block between brackets. It's under Highlight matching delimiters [...] > Hightlight with: outline. ReSharper is really expensive and I want only ...
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Plugin to remove trailing whitespace before save

Short version: my company is enforcing a coding guideline rule that prevents code from being submitted that has trailing whitespace characters. Is there a plugin for Visual Studio that removes ...
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Free C++ UI Framework for Visual Studio 2017?

I am new to C++ and i want to add a GUI to my existing project but i don't know which one i should use, i have looked at Qt but i don´t know if there exists something better than this. It should be ...
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Visual Studio extension that by default sets breakpoints labels to its calling function names

Does anyone know of an extension that automatically sets a breakpoint's label to its calling function name ?
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Plugin for Visual Studio to visualize code complexity over each method

I know NDepend which is a pretty complete tool for calculating code metrics but its not graphically integrated in Visual Studio source code editor. I'd like to see, at first glance, if the method I'm ...
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A Visual Studio tool to generate “relation map” among the C structs of a big c project

I am working on a big C project. I am using Visual Studio to browse the source code. There are many C structs in the project and they are inter connected to each other. So I am wondering if there's a ...
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Find out which unit test fails in dependency of another one

We have ~22.000 unit tests. Now, two of them fail when run together with other tests. They pass when run alone. I am now looking for an automated analysis to narrow down the tests to reproduce the ...
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A static analysis tool for C/C++

I have a list of fields extracted from a C/C++ code base. I have to analyze the source files to check which fields are modified or used by which functions. The tool I used for fields extraction is ...
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Combining multiple c# files into one

I would like to combine multiple c# files into one file that will compile without user correction. This is for some online contests that will only accept 1 single file for solutions. This would need ...
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IntelliSense for LESS functions in Visual Studio?

Does anyone know of an extension that adds IntelliSense for LESS functions, like ceil(), darken(), etc.? Web Essentials 2015.3 adds enhanced CSS support and Web Compiler adds LESS compilation, but as ...
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Extension/plugin to format SQL in a way easy to block select it

When I have to put SQL strings in code I like to it become like that (example): VB.NET " Select " + vbCrLf + _ " Id, " + vbCrLf + _ " Name ...
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Tool to tabify/untabify all source files in Visual Studio solution

Is there a tool that can easily untabify or tabify all the source files in a Visual Studio solution? Requirements: Free. Works on multiple files and recursively goes into subdirectories. Changes ...
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C99 unit testing framework compatible with Visual Studio 2015+

Is there a unit testing framework for "plain C", which can easily be integrated with the Visual Studio Test Explorer? Since I would like to introduce unit testing to our firmware/embedded team in a ...
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Visual Studio pair programming

There are many plugins for other editors that allow for two people to work on a project together in real-time. For example, Saros (for Eclipse), Floobits (for many) and many for Atom. Is there ...
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Tool to visualize merging and branching operations in TFVC

I'm working with Team Foundation Server and its Version Control system on several projects. Within a specific Team Project we've created three branches: Main branch Dev branch, based off Main ...
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IDE that tracks changes in the scrollbar

I use Visual Studio 2013 for developing in C# and I like the change tracking in the scrollbar and on the left side. Color Indicator for Code Changes in Visual Studio 2010 I want to use this ...
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Multiple start options for Visual Studio

Sure, unit tests are fine, but sometimes you want to do a system test or debug a certain situation. In that case, you might use the start options of Visual Studio, which can be found in the project ...
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Alternative to 'Code Jumper' for Visual Studio

Code Jumper is a time-saver extension/plugin for Visual Studio that adds a kind of navigation panel to easily jump between the members of your code with a single click. For big APIs it's really ...
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Jetbrains webstorm vs visual studio code [closed]

I am working on the angular project using asp.net and I am totally confused that which editor I should use for writing angular code using typescript. I have tried both Visual studio code and Jetbrains ...
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Alternative to Visual Studio Debugger for programming C++ & SDL2 in Ubuntu

I'm looking for an alternative program or plugin for an IDE that can be used for cross-platform compilation of SDL2 projects written in C++ to these platforms: Windows Linux Raspbian BSD Android The ...
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Perforce plugin for Visual Studio Code

I like working on Visual Studio Code to the extent that I keep my code opened in both eclipse and code so that I can quickly check out a file and continue development in Code. Does anyone know a plug-...
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A tool for finding third party vulnerabilities

Does anyone know of a .dll scanner that searches for known vulnerabilities? At work, we have a project which uses Nuget packages, and other .dll dependencies. I know there are databases of known ...
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Visual Studio plugin to convert loops to parallel loops

I am trying to make my application faster. Besides optimizing the algorithms, introducing caches etc. I'd like to better scale with hardware, i.e. make use of multiple CPUs/cores or hyperthreading. ...
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Software to record application launched from Visual Studio

I'm looking for a way to record my app as I go through the motions of using it after launching it from Visual Studio. Unfortunately my goto recording software - Dxtory - doesn't recognize the app so ...