Category: Microsoft


The Future of C#

With C# 7.0 and Visual Studio 2017 recently shipped, Mads Torgerson and Dustin Campbell lay out where the C# language and tooling experience is going and provide an early glimpse of what the future holds.


How to Download All the Sessions from Build 2017

A few years ago, I wrote a command line tool to download the sessions from Build 2015 and placed it onto GitHub. The good news is that it works great for the Build 2017 sessions. Here are the parameters needed to grab them all. SessionDownloader.exe C:\Downloads\ Once you hit...


Three Things I’d Like to See This Week at Build

This week, the geeks are gathering in Redmond for another Build conference. Since the Build moniker took over from the PDC brand, I had been a Microsoft employee.  And, as a Microsoft employee, we had certain limitations around what we could and could not announce around Build. As I am...


Best of Visual Studio 2017 Launch

Here are the top highlights from the Visual Studio 2017 Launch including: “Inner Loop” and “Shift Left”, the new 3rd party add-ins now included, and how Visual Studio 2017 can  provide features and insights to a developer earlier in a DevOps process