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

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anyone can recommend a good code coverage tool for visual studio?

C++ Code integrate with Visual Studio (2017+) has the option to generate a report (with results and etc) doesnt need anything beside a visual studio solution with my source files compiled and run by ...
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Collaborative Code Review, not Commit Review Tool

Recently, I reiterated over some code review tools that I used back in the days and also looked at some new players in this field. Top candidates were review-board, Phabricator and GitHub. ...
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Read CAD files in C++ program

I am currently looking for a library which allows me to read CAD files. The type of the file does not matter (.STL, .DWG, etc). The goal is to extract the maximum height, widht and depth of the object....
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VB.NET HOW CAN CREATE A TRANSLATOR

-1 Hello everyone I created a new language with new words like English, Indian, Arabic Japonese among several language. I have no idea how I will do, but i think doing the following record some audios ...
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Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise C++ Connect to to Postgressql Server

What is the best way to connect from C++ to a postgressql server? An important limitation is that there can't be any additional software installations (some .exe or .misi files that install the driver)...
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Intellisense for LESS in Visual Studio 2017, Is there a way?

I am beginning to use LESS for my CSS in my Visual Studio 2017 environment. Thus far I have downloaded LessCompile, which does a great job of automatically compiling my .less files into .css & ....
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Replacement for MS Access Front End

I manage the IT Operations for a UK based Recruitment Agency. We have about 40 employees. Our main business system/CRM runs on a MS Access front-end connecting to on-prem MS SQL Server. The front-...
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Code block structure highlighting extension for Visual Studio

I'm searching for free tool which paints vertical lines highlighting logical structure of code blocks in Visual Studio 2015. For example If a = 1 Then | If b = 1 Then | | c = 1 | Else | | ...
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VSCode color scheme that is the same as the default Visual Studio 2017 color scheme

I'm looking for a Visual Studio Code color scheme that is the same as the default Visual Studio 2017 color scheme. I know I can manually set everything, but wonder if someone know of one ready to ...
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Plugin/Extension to display End-of-Line characters on VS 2019

I previously used a Visual Studio extension called End of the Line to display the whitespace characters at the end of each line: https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=rolfwr.EndoftheLine&...
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Extension for Visual Studio Community 2019 to move class into a separate file

I need an extension for MS Visual Studio Community 2019, that allows me to mark a block of C#-code and move it to a separate file. For example a class that is declared in the main method of my ...
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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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HTTP request with C++

I need to send an HTTP request to the server (www.google.com) and get a response. All this I implement in C ++, and I need a library of minimum size. I tried connecting curl, cpr in Visual Studio, but ...
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C++ library for laying out graphs

I am looking for a C++ library to layout graphs (directed and undirected). I know that I can google for them and I did but all I found are Boost libraries and ones that are compatible with Qt only. I ...
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ASP.NET item to display “stoplight” data

I'm looking for a tool, object, or library to use with ASP.NET (or possibly Javascript, but preferred ASP.NET) to achieve the below grid. Each cell corresponds to a 0, 1, or 2 value (0 being red, 1 ...
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Borland/Embarcadero convert DFM form to MS Visual studio form

I have been handed a Borland C++Builder v5 project and told to convert it so MS Visual studio 2105. Is there any tool which can help me? It doesn’t have to do it all, just “as much as possible” to ...
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The best Code Contracts alternative for VS 2017/2019 and .net core projects?

I was using Code Contracts in several projects and I was really satisfied with its static checker and propagated it across other developers. With new Visual Studio 2017 and .NET Core projects, I found ...
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Own symbol server for C++ Visual Studio

I am trying to find a step-by-step instruction how to setup my own symbol server for Visual Studio but only end up finding how to setup the IDE. Can anyone point me to which symbol server I can ...
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How to achieve virtual clicks on an android app

I am thinking of making an application or service or an extension that works on top of a game on android. It is required to generate a virtual touch/click on the game screen. I thought of multiple ...
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Generate uml diagram from Visual Studio C # Code

I have a C # solution in Visual Studio 2017. It is a solution with several child projects, at least 6, and within these projects there is a hierarchy of folders and subfolders and classes. I need a ...
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I want to know about the best free tutorial about making games in unity3D through C#

So, I just completed learning the basics of C#, and want to continue with learning C# coding patterns for unity3D. Is there any good complete tutorial out there that teaches game design in unity ...
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Standalone .NET memory profiler

I am looking for .NET memory profilers running on Windows 7 SP1 or higher can be commercial software must provide "per developer" license (not machine specific) must be able to run without Visual ...
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MS visual studio 17 , ASP.NET Core Web Application

When opening a new project, i don't have the below option available to me new project -->Web--> ASP.NET Core Web Application (.net framework) Can you please advise
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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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Looking for a syntax evaluater for expressions constructed for use in SSRS reporting

My company currently uses the report-building suite in Microsoft's Visual Studio 2010 to construct report templates in .rdlc format based on data drawn from an SQL server. This has been working OK for ...
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Visual Studio 2017 / 2019 offline

We want to use Visual Studio for development of plain Windows desktop applications within a restricted environment (i.e. at no time we have an internet connection). We have been working with 2017 ...
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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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Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise OR Visual Studio 2019 Community? [closed]

I'm getting the Enterprise version by the school, but I'm not sure if I should stick with it or upgrade to 2019 but only the community version. I'm currently using visual studio for simple coding in ...
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A good Tool for Desktop Test Automation

As intern Student, I am starting software testing in a company where the most of testing is manually. My manager want to include the test automation in the testing process and ask me if I can look for ...
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Can I debug my C# Visual Studio program in Mac?

I have a Mac and I download Visual Studio. I write my code but the VS is want to use terminal for debugging. But terminal of course can't open and debug the file as a CMD can. (I only got an error ...
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RPA C# - Process developments in C #

In my company, we are developing a process to pass data from Siebel and from Topace; the processing of the data that we extract is complex and we want to use our bespoke library written in C#. Can ...
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Free embedded database for VBA/VB.NET billing desktop application

This is mt first post, so any mistakes pls excuse. I have created a excel based billing system using forms and VBA. Basically when i open the excel file and select the customer name, his details are ...
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Is there an extension for Visual Studio that creates a table on the fly from a class?

I want to be able to generate a table from a class object from a short-code. Is there any available extension in Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 that does that?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Line by Line Source Control Indicator Plugin for Visual Studio

I am looking for a plugin for Visual Studio that would give me the indicator functionality similar to that of GitGutter for Sublime Text. I'd like it to work with SVN (or better yet agnostic to the ...
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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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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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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 ...