Visual Studio 2017 comes with a lot of new capabilities and productivity enhancements. This was good enough reason to start moving from VS 2015 to VS 2017, and leveraging all the new features. In this blog post, I will mention about couple of issues which I bumped into during the migration process and the action items I took to resolve those.
Visual Studio 2017 now includes Redgate Tools to increase productivity while doing database development work. I use the VS Enterprise edition at work, so am pretty excited to leverage the productivity benefits of these tools, within Visual Studio IDE itself.
The Find All References feature has been upgraded in Visual Studio 2017 and looks much better now – both visually and from a functionality perspective.
SQL Saturday Birmingham 2017 was held on 18th March at Samford University. This was my first SQL Saturday as an Organizer. I also presented on Productivity Tips and Tricks in SSMS.
Database Unit Test project seems to not build in Visual Studio 2017. In this article, I will show how to handle this error, and get your database unit tests back to a running green state.
Are you tired of the sluggish performance, frequent IDE crashes, high memory consumption and slow solution load time of Visual Studio IDE? Read this article to find out how to overcome these pain points with Visual Studio 2017.
When you have a large solution comprising of multiple projects, you must have experienced a delay while loading the solution for the first time. One of the coolest feature in Visual Studio 2017 is the ‘Lightweight Solution Load’ which greatly reduces the Visual Studio startup time and the overall memory consumption. In this article, we will understand all the details around this new feature.