I started seeing a weird issue while working in Visual Studio 2017 few days back. I was not able to attach to running processes with the Visual Studio debugger. The IDE used to freeze/hung each time I tried to do so. The ‘Attach to Process’ window used to come up but it was blank and all I saw was the spinner – eventually the screen became unresponsive after some 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.
However I have bumped into multiple issues working with Lightweight Solution Load feature turned ON in VS2017. In this article, I will list down few of my observations, so that you are aware of these limitations.
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.
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.