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Utkarsh Shigihalli Microsoft MVP and Microsoft ALM Ranger writing on Visual Studio Extensibility, ALM and .NET August 2013 Entries
Avanade Extensions - Sprint Burndown Plus Release Notes v1.3.1
Download – Avanade Extensions - Burndown+ Problem The Sprint burn down for few users would plot incorrectly. As you can see in the sample screen shot below, the sprint burn down has plotted like a sawtooth wave. Though the sprint burn down chart is expected to be plotted as shown in the screen shot on the right. Sprint burndown+ Expected Sprint burndown Root cause We have found the invalid code logic in our extension that is causing the saw tooth like plotting of the sprints. It would only ever happen ......

Posted On Tuesday, August 13, 2013 4:35 PM

Using Visual Studio status bar in your extensions
Visual Studio status bar is one of the most important status reporting indicator for any developer working with Visual Studio. In this blog post we will see how we can make best use of Visual Studio status bar to display a long running task. With new Visual Studio 2012 (and 2013), the Visual Studio Microsoft Product Team has enhanced the status bar. Now if you are debugging the status bar turns orange, when solution is loaded it turns blue and when it is idle it will be of violet colour, thus making ......

Posted On Sunday, August 11, 2013 11:59 AM

Listening to tool window events in Visual Studio
In this blog post we will see how to listen to toolwindow events. I am going to assume that you already know how to create toolwindows.Tool windows are most common and widely used while you to work inside Visual Studio. If you are wondering what are tool windows inside Visual Studio, think about Solution Explorer, Immediate Window, Output Window and even Property Window. These windows are most flexible allowing you to dock, auto-hide and even support multiple monitors. If you are Visual Studio extension ......

Posted On Saturday, August 3, 2013 12:58 PM

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