Visual Studio 2010 is the version of Microsoft's Visual Studio line of development environments. It is released on top of .NET 4.0 Framework.

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How does one meaningfully measure maintainability?

Context: I'm an enterprise developer in an all-MS shop. Can anyone recommend a good way of objectively measuring maintainability of a piece of code or an application? Why maintainability: I'm tired ...
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Visual Studio Load Tests Virtual Users Simulation

I'm currently working on writing a load testing application that takes advantage of Load Test using Visual Studio 2010. The load test will simulate 20 users on the same machine, and I need some data ...
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What are some of the more useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Visual Studio? [closed]

I keep learning new keyboard shortcuts for Visual Studio and I find some of them increase my productivity a lot. I was wondering what keyboard shortcuts in VS you found useful and why. I know I ...
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How do you regularly take advantage of VS2010's multi monitor support? [closed]

Although I like VS2010's multi monitor support, I seem to have too many accidental window drags, where I unsnap a window without intending to. This behavior has made me still live in the mental model ...
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Why doesn't Visual Studio auto increment your version number? [closed]

This question asked how to auto update version number in VS 2010 : http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4025704/publishing-in-net-produces-application-files-myapp-someversionnumber-how-to-ge The ...
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Reporting in Visual Studio 2010 Express [closed]

I want to download Visual Studio 2010 Express Edition to learn all that is new in it. I find it insufficient as there is no Crystal Reports integration in it. Apart from that I want to learn other ...
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Can I do anything to improve performance in VS 2010? [closed]

I'm using VS 2010 since we're developing an app in .Net 4 and the performance is driving me crazy. It's mostly bad when I don't view the IDE for a while (such as when I get pulled away for a help desk ...
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Is local “User” rights enough or do developers need Local Administrator or Power User while coding?

We have an offshore development crew who has a bad habit of installing nonsense software on corporate desktops (which has nothing to do with their job function) and so are considering removing their ...
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How to set up Unit Testing in Visual Studio 2010? [closed]

I'm doing my first big project and I don't have a lot of experience in a professional programming environment. While researching anything programming-related I often see references to Unit Testing, ...