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Visual Studio 2012 - Express vs Professional [closed]

I'm having trouble finding a feature comparison between Visual Studio 2012 Express Edition and the professional edition. I'm using the trial Professional version at the moment, but it'll run out soon, ...
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How to convince boss to buy Visual Studio 2012 Professional [closed]

The main advantage is the use of ReSharper and other add-ons but we need to make a convincing argument for the purchase of Visual Studio 2012 Professional. We are currently using Visual Studio 2012 ...
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Does Visual Studio 2012 Express support NUnit tests? [closed]

I am currently using Visual Studio Express 2012 Desktop (the free version). I now have received source code with NUnit tests included. I can not bring them to run with Visual Studio (not seeing them ...
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Are only companies and no private programmers allowed to use VS Studio 2012 Express Desktop?

Programming is my hobby and I've just downloaded VS Studio 2012 Express Desktop. Now I am going to register it but they want me to tell them business information Are only companies and no ...
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Is Microsoft's Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop no longer free? Or, why does it say product has expired?

I wanted to try this product when I heard there was a free version of Visual Studio. So I downloaded something from Microsoft called "Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop" and I never really ...
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Asterisks in Multi-line comments

Using Visual Studio 2012 with C#, when I write multi-line comments, VS automatically begins each line with an asterisk, like this: /* * * */ I was just curious if this was the case in ...
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0answers
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How to associate a new/modified changeset with an existing review in VisualStudio 2012

I'm trying out the new Code Review tool in Visual Studio 2012. Which seems okay for the most part, but I've hit a wall in regards to when changes are required. How should this be handled in a code ...
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2answers
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Is Intellisense faster in Visual Studio 2012 compared to Visual Studio 2010 for C++ projects? [closed]

We switched to VS2010 from VS2003 a few months ago, and there are many many improvements. But the speed of Intellisense is not one of them (although it does generate higher quality results, which is ...
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No microsoft-official C# documentation generator? [closed]

I was unable to find any "official" documentation generator for C#. I am aware of projects like DOxygen, Sandcastle or NDoc. But for me these are more third-party tool. You could argue that javadoc ...
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1answer
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How to access / query Team Foundation Server 2012 with Odata?

I've tried to find a solution for this for hours now, and I'm getting the same results in the end, asking me to install a lot of Azure and other stuff, plus running some example project .sln that I ...
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1answer
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Automatic code snippets in VS 12

I've decided to customize my VS12 to perfectly mirror my wishes. However, due to the lack of time, I'd like to start by just simply adding some code snippets first. Addins and such will have to wait ...
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Navigating Code in Visual Studio [closed]

OK, so my class file is getting rather large, and that's a code smell. But until I can refactor it out, I need to get a handle on it. Primary options: Code Regions. Splitting into partial classes. ...
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Coded UI test Automation Technique

How is coded UI testing technique more favorable than any other testing technique? What is the main advantage of using a coded UI test?
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1answer
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C++ Building Static Library Project with a Folder Structure

I'm working on some static libraries using visual studio 2012, and after building I copy .lib and .h files to respective directories to match a desired hierarchy such as: ...
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What is the C++ convention, if any, for naming to differentiate between structure types and other types? [closed]

In general, should I use some sort of convention for structure names which is distinct from other type name? I was thinking about this when my professor started talking about structures. I had the ...
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Integrated PowerShell Console Window [closed]

I would like to have a tab open for PowerShell inside of my VS2012. There are other consoles that I have access to, such as "Command Window" and "Package Manager Console" Is there any way to get a ...