I had some interesting challenges last week in managing Azure SQL Database from inside of Visual Studio 2013. Check out how I fixed this problem on Kloud's official blog here: http://blog.kloud.com.au/2014/09/08/how-to-fix-403-errors-when-managing-azure-sql-database-from-visual-studio/
At TechEd North America Microsoft announced the availability of a preview REST API for Visual Studio Online. Anyone who has spent time around Team Foundation Server will know that it's always had a strongly-typed C# SDK which can be used to extract and manipulate work items held in TFS. This REST API is new and … Continue reading Retrieve Work Item Discussion History using Visual Studio Online’s REST API
As of May 7 2014, Visual Studio Online has shifted to a paid model where all user accounts over the basic 5 user limit must hold a paid license in order to access and use the service. So, what happens when you remove a user's account from Visual Studio Online? Let's take a look. No, really, … Continue reading What Happens When You Delete a User from Visual Studio Online
This is a really quick and easy tip for those starting out doing iOS development with Xamarin (and specifically with the Visual Studio extensions). If you don't have access to an iOS device and want to debug on the Simulator that ships with Xcode make sure you do the following: Set the "Platform" to "iPhoneSimulator" … Continue reading Debug iOS App from Visual Studio with Xamarin extension using the iPhone Simulator.