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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 feature ...
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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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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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PostSharp Aspect Libraries

I own a PostSharp license. PostSharp is a IL code weaver for .NET in order to achieve aspect oriented programming (AOP). Depending on the edition, PostSharp comes with more or less aspects included, ...
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Printing XLS file programmatically without Excel installed

I have a VB6 application that produces and prints .xls files thanks to an old and deprecated component. It isn't compatible with some of the new printers drivers (makes my application freeze and crash ...
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Review with both Visual Studio and Flash Builder (Eclipse) support

Our project works with Visual Studio 2010 and Flash Builder 6 (Eclipse) with SVN version control. We are looking for a single review tool which can be used within the IDE itself and that works (...
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Please recommend a document parsing tool for vb.net and asp.net based application.

I am developing a recruitment portal with VB.net and asp.net application. In this application we are using a document parsing tool called Burning Glass Technologies Lens tm. The primary goal of Lens ...
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How to list classes/methods/lines, without being accessed after application running? [duplicate]

I'am developing an API in C# with Visual Studio 2010 and ReSharper, which reads in and parses specific binary files and converts them into useable objects. Meanwhile there are tons of classes, methods,...
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Is there a Visual Studio or Resharper plugin that shows broken HtmlHelpers?

I am refactoring several large controllers into individual controllers for readablity and for the Single Responsability Principle. Is there a plugin/extension for Visual Studio (or ReSharper) that ...
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Non-Visual Studio alternative to Active Template Library (ATL)

I have some Windows C++ code that needs to interoperate with COM objects. I'd like to avoid the headache of accessing COM directly (manipulating reference counts, etc.), but I'd also like to avoid ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is there any tool or extensions of Visual Studio to can output the class and method list, and where the method is used?

The project I am responsible used been taken over by many people, resulting in a very chaotic of the entire project. Now I need to completely refactor the entire project to clean up all the messy ...
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Visual Studio extension to add parentheses () to methods

Looking for a Visual Studio extension that automatically adds '()' parentheses to methods. Resharper was doing this, but since it is slow I can no longer use it.
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Git native package for .net core uwp project

In my UWP project i must work with remote repository (must clone and pull every day some remote repository) and i need some library like libgit2sharp. In my old c# WinForm project i used libgit2sharp ...
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Is there an extension for Azure Data Studio that places a guideline at 80 characters?

Question: I use the extension Editor Guidelines in Visual Studio. Are there any similar extensions for Azure Data Studio? Workaround If not, is there any way to mimic this using an existing ...
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Which embedded software development environment is better IAR WB or KEIL MDK

I have to choose one development platform for embedded software development but i cant decide which is better KEIL or IAR. I know it is processor specific question but i would like to know, at the ...
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Embedded database compatible with Visual Studio designer and entity framework

I need a database wich is relational, self contained and serverless like SQLite but I need a solution better compatible with Visual Studio designer and entity framework than SQLite i am facing ...
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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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Which software for making dynamic graph videos?

while scrolling my YouTube feed, I came across a very pretty video of an animated graph. I am really curious to know which software is needed to make such a graphical representation and how to make ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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