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Quick Look at What’s New in VS 2013 Update 2 RC

One of the major announcements at BUILD 2014 was the topic of universal apps. What are universal apps? u·ni·ver·sal apps [yoo-nuh-vur-suhl aps] - an app that is developed using a common Windows runtime which can run on multiple platforms (ie. phones, tablets, and PCs) Check out the post, Extending Platform Commonality Through Universal Windows Apps on the Windows Blog to learn more about it. To enable developers to build universal apps, Microsoft released an update to Visual Studio 2013 which also ......

Seeing Double in Visual Studio 2012?

When I launched Visual Studio this morning, I noticed something very strange with the menu - I was seeing double, as shown in Exhibit A: Exhibit A – Is this an April fool’s joke? My troubleshooting skills kicked in, and I did what any person would do in this situation. I gave my laptop the old 3-finger salute, poured myself a coffee, and launched Visual Studio again. Fixed? Nope. Still broken, as evidenced in Exhibit B. Exhibit B – Still broken The next steps worth trying were to: a) drink some coffee, ......