How can I get user type syntax highlighting working in VS 2012/2013

Here is a simple solution. Close Visual Studio and open the VS command prompt (for you it may be – Developer Command Prompt for VS2013) as an administrator.  Navigate to the devenv.exe file (in Express versions it is titled something along the lines of *express.exe) usually located in C://Program Files (x86)/Microsoft Visual Studio 13/Common7/IDE. Type “devenv.exe/setup”.… Continue reading How can I get user type syntax highlighting working in VS 2012/2013

Using BeyondCompare with TortoiseSVN

  Right-click anywhere in Windows Explorer and select “Settings” from the “TortoiseSVN” context menu.   Select “Diff Viewer” in left pane, then select “External Programs” radio in all sections on screen. In each “External Programs” paste following   If 64-bit machine: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Beyond Compare 3\BComp.exe” %base %mine /title1=%bname /title2=%yname /leftreadonly If 32-bit machine: “C:\Program… Continue reading Using BeyondCompare with TortoiseSVN

New tools and their basic questions

#WCF Various deployment process – Cover the Self Hosting, Windows Service Hosting and IIS Hosting. #Web API (Basics, difference between web API & WCF services, applicability of Web API and security in WCF) #Angular JS #Basics of Windows Phone 8.1 development using Apache CORDOVA #‘Integration Manager’ a standalone module Summit application #Detailed application of RedGate… Continue reading New tools and their basic questions

What is Continuous Integration (CI) Server for .NET Software Development

The Continuous Integration (CI): At the heart of CI is the tool and technology of the CI server.  The CI server is an application, usually running in the background as a Window service, which initiates, executes, and reports on all the processes of the CI lifecycle. The CI server provides key capabilities such as: Integrating with… Continue reading What is Continuous Integration (CI) Server for .NET Software Development

TortoiseSVN icons not showing up under Windows 7

For many Windows-based developers, Subversion and TortoiseSVN is a great source control solution. It’s free, is regularly updated, works on most versions of Windows and integrates well within the OS. TortoiseSVN will be one of the first systems developers install after upgrading to Windows 7. Tortoise normally shows an overlay icon on every version-controlled file… Continue reading TortoiseSVN icons not showing up under Windows 7