Code Snippet Follow-Up

This is a follow-up post to Creating Code Snippets in Visual Studio. When creating a Code Snippet for Visual Studio there are a few things to keep in mind. It’s the $end$ of the World You can use the $end$ keyword in your code snippet to specify where the cursor will be placed after the […]

Creating Code Snippets in Visual Studio

If you have been using Visual Studio for a while you may have some experience with Code Snippets. If you are not familiar with Code Snippets, it’s when you type a predetermined short cut and use tab to auto complete a more complex code structure. For instance if you are in a JavaScript file in […]

Visual Studio Open Command Line Extension

When working in Visual Studios it sometimes becomes required to open the command line in your current folder structure. While it’s possible to Window + X choose command prompt and cd your way to your current project; wouldn’t it just be easier if you could get there straight from Visual Studio?   (And right clicking […]

Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6 And External Tools

The Ladies, Gents and Paperclips at Microsoft are taking the easy road with some aspects of the web development tool chain this go around. Instead of reinventing the wheel that the rest of the web development community is already taking around the block they are just including some of those preexisting tools. What do I […]

Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6 and ECMAScript 6

Did you realize it’s possible to write and use ECMAScript 6 (ES6) today? Projects like Traceur and Babel make it possible to write JavaScript as described by the ES6 standard and use a transpiler to compile it to the JavaScript you may know and love (or hate) of today. Transpilers typically take the source of […]