The idea is very simple, you cherry-pick the applications, click on get installer and you get the installer with all the latest applications you selected as one file. Next time you...

Here is (mostly) comprehensive list of tools for development.  It’s like Scott Hanselman’s, but focused almost purely on development, with a couple of extras.  While you’re at it, go check his...

The Visual Studio Gallery is the best place to find tools, controls, and templates to help make your life as a developer easier and more productive. Every so often, I publish...

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ImageComments extension by Luke McQuade lets you show images among code in Visual Studio 2010/2012: Images in code (Visual Studio 2012 with...

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Microsoft has updated their popular extensions pack Productivity Power Tools for Visual Studio 2013. One interesting new feature they have added is...

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Visual Commander is a freemium extension for Visual Studio 2010+ allowing you to automate repetitive tasks in the IDE. Visual Commander Professional...

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The recent May 2014 update of Productivity Power Tools for Visual Studio 2013 adds the syntactic line compression feature. “It shrinks lines...

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Visual Studio Platform Team has released the Macros for Visual Studio 2013 extension for VS 2013 to record, edit and execute text...

Robocopy, or “Robust File Copy”, is a command-line directory and/or file replication command. Robocopy functionally replaces Xcopy, with more options. It has been available as part of the Windows Resource Kit...

JetBrains’s .NET plug-in will make quick work of code inspections and refactoring. Here are a few tips to work with it that will have you wondering what to do with all...