Visual Studio: Open in Full XAML View by Default

So I am using Visual Studio 2008 for developing WPF and Silverlight applications.  The one thing that really annoys me is when I open a .XAML file and then Visual Studio automatically opens the file in split view mode.  I am sure you are well aware of how VS 2008 support for the preview pane […]

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If (Successful) { throw new Exception(); }

So, I was installing Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Beta 2 on one of my machines the other day and the funniest thing happened.  After it successfully installed, I was prompted to send an error report. Since when is a successful operation a problem?  Now, of course, I am assuming this is intentional and is transmitting […]

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Version Control with 2008 SP1

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I am a simple man. All I ever wanted was drag and drop for source control. That folder chooser dialog was a bear. Now we will get it with Visual Studio 2008 SP1. Thank goodness. From the web site: Simplified the user experience through cleaner “Add to Source Control” dialogs, drag and drop support to […]

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