Codename “Rosario” a.k.a“Visual Studio 2010” By Santosh Kumar Thallam
Breakpoint Labeling, Breakpoint Searching, Breakpoint Import/Export, Dynamic Data Tooling, WPF Tree Visualizer, Call Hierarchy, Improved WPF Tooling, Historical Debugging, Mini-Dump Debugging, Quick Search, Better Multi-Monitor Support, Highlight References, Parallel Stacks Window, Parallel Tasks Window, Document Map Margin, Generate From Usage, Concurrency Profiler, Inline Call Tree, Extensible Test runner, MVC Tooling, Web Deploy, Jquery Intellisense, SharePoint Tooling, HTML Snippets, Web.config Transformation, Click-Once Enhancements for Microsoft Office, IDE Rewritten in WPF, New Gadgets Subsystem, Zoom, Box Selection, Call Hierarchy, Navigate To, Highlighting References, Intellisense Suggestion Mode, Generate From Usage ,Online Templates… Too Much Stuff to Cover in 1 hour
…and that was a short-list of new IDE features ALONE! Focus of this presentation is on: Visual Studio 2010: A close look at the new IDE CAVEAT: I’ll cover the stuff I liked the most Too Much Stuff to Cover in 1 Hour – Cont’d
2002: Visual Studio .NET 2002 (.NET 1.0) 2003: Visual Studio .NET 2003 (.NET 1.1) 2005: Visual Studio 2005 (.NET 2.0) 2007: Visual Studio 2008 (.NET 2.0/3.0/3.5) 2010: Visual Studio 2010 (.NET 2.0/3.0/3.5/4.0) .NET Framework Timeline & Roadmap
A lot more than an empty web site… It even pre-wires the membership, roles and profile providers. New Web Application Template
General Improvements Debugging Architectural Diagrams Parallelism Extensibility UI rewritten in WPF Visual Studio is no longer just a CodeEditor, it is also a Platform! What’s New in
Editor improvements focus primarily on: Writing code Understanding code Navigating and debugging code Publishing code Editor improvements focus on Productivity! as an Editor
General improvements Zoom Docking Windows and Multi-Monitor Support Call Hierarchy Highlighting References “Generate From” Usage “Navigate To” Usage Intellisense: Smart List and Consume-First Mode Multi-Targeting Snippets as an Editor – Cont’d
Zoom CTRL + Mouse Wheel Enhances the ability to zoom the code editor canvas Very useful for pair programming, peer code reviews, training,presentations, etc. as an Editor – Cont’d
Docking Windows and Multi-Monitor Support New docking visuals Windows can be docked anywhere Better use with multiple monitors as an Editor – Cont’d
Pressing space or tab here accidentally is quite annoying… Normal IntelliSense…
Ctrl + Alt + Space toggles Consume-First Can then use Ctrl + . to generate method or class With Consume-First
Multi-Targeting VS 2008 was the first release of Visual Studio that included multi-targeting support for .NET .NET 2.0, .NET 3.0, and .NET 3.5 all ran on top of the same version of the CLR Worked, but wasn’t perfect VS 2010 now ships with “reference assemblies” for each version of .NET. A “reference assembly” contains only the metadata of a particular framework assembly – much smaller in size. Ensures that VS 2010 can always provide 100% accurate intellisense when targeting a particular version of the .NET framework VS 2010 debugger, profiler and compilers are able to target multiple versions of the CLR. as an Editor – Cont’d
Breakpoint Labels Importing/Exporting Breakpoints Pinned DataTips Can add labels to breakpoints All breakpoints are now searchable Floating Data Tips DataTips that float in the source window Floating DataTips remain visible until the debugging session ends Debugging Improvements
Traditional debuggers show you the state of your application at the current time IntelliTrace runs in the background, recording important events Allows you to look back at past states of the application where events of interest have been recorded What is it…?
The effect of a problem might not be noticeable until much later in the run of your application. Trace files can be created by IntelliTrace or Test Manager and given to developers. Why…?