Tag Archives: Visual Studio 2017

HTML 11 – A Browser Link alternative for Visual Studio 2017/2019

Pressing F5 in a browser to see web page changes is not a big deal. But it is a context switch nevertheless, breaking your flow. And it becomes progressively irritating when you edit multiple pages or want to see them … Continue reading

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Mobile HTML preview in Visual Studio 2019

HTML 11 extension provides tool windows in Visual Studio 2017/2019 showing preview of an HTML document you are currently editing, on desktop and mobile devices: The preview is updated as you type. When you change a .css or a .js … Continue reading

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HTML preview in Visual Studio 2019

Default HTML editor in Visual Studio 2019 doesn’t include preview. You can select the Web Forms editor with a Design view, but it requires updates as you change code and doesn’t support full modern HTML capabilities. The new HTML 11 … Continue reading

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r /Visual Studio Find and Replace dialog/KCommands

Powerful text editors like SlickEdit and Vim provide a command line to quickly find and replace text without ever touching the mouse. The free KCommands extension for Visual Studio 2017/2019 provides similar command line to quickly find and replace text … Continue reading

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Task Canvas v2.2.0 supports Git branches

The Task Canvas extension lets you work with multiple code fragments without switching tabs. v2.2.0 makes it easy to switch between tasks in different branches. If the Maintain Git branch option is enabled, Task Canvas saves the current branch name … Continue reading

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Make indentation in code more readable with IndentRainbow

IndentRainbow extension for Visual Studio 2015/2017/2019 by Marcel Wagner shows rainbow colors for different levels of indentation in your source code: It improves code navigation especially in complicated code with two spaces of indentation. The colors and the number of … Continue reading

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Breaking IDE changes in Visual Studio 2019

Two weeks before the RTM launch event, Visual Studio 2019 release candidate demonstrates new functionality that may change your workflow currently available with Visual Studio 2017. I’ll demonstrate differences comparing latest Visual Studio 2019 Community RC.2 with Visual Studio 2017 … Continue reading

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