Extensions for SSAS, SSIS and SSRS are not available for VS 2022 at this time! (Feb2022)

As per Microsoft Docs “The core SSDT functionality to create database projects has remained integral to Visual Studio. The extensions for Analysis Services, Integration Services, and Reporting Services projects are not available for Visual Studio 2022 at this time.”

Changes in SSDT for Visual Studio 2022

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Dynamics 365 – Developer Toolkit & Extensions for VS2017

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Developer Toolkit and Dynamics CRM & 365 Developer Extensions are great Dynamics 365 development accelerators available in the Visual Studio Marketplace. Still, these tools are not compatible with Visual Studio 2017, which is the latest release of VS. This is a workaround that you can make use of these tools with Visual Studio 2017.

Dynamics 365 Developer Extensions is a great replacement for Dynamics 365 Developer Toolkit, steps of the workaround has been given below for both the tools.

Step 1: Download  Toolkit or Extensions from following links.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Developer Toolkit

https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=DynamicsCRMPG.MicrosoftDynamicsCRMDeveloperToolkit

Dynamics CRM & 365 Developer Extensions

https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=JLattimer.DynamicsCRMDeveloperExtensions

Step 2: Extract the .vxis file as follows.

Extracting Microsoft Dynamics 365 Developer Toolkit vsix file

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Team Foundation Service

Maintaining a Version Control System is an additional overhead for a software development team and its further difficult when the team members are connecting from different regions of the world from different networks. Some development teams use different tools with different programming languages and maintaining different types of source controls will be a challenge. Most of the time project managers track development progress from some other system and team members should log in to that system at the end of the day and log whatever the things they have done.

Microsoft provides Team Foundation Service for Source Controlling facilities as well as project management capabilities with Scrum templates.
TFS Preview

http://tfspreview.com/

Team Foundation Service can be accessible from anywhere with IDEs like visual studio and eclipse. Development teams can be start working on their solution without thinking of managing infrastructure setup and maintainance in the their premises. It mainly provides following areas of services;

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Intellisense for Xrm.Page in CRM 2011

In CRM 2011 javascripts for crm forms can be stored externally as web resources and those are no longer embedded in CRM forms. Javascripts in web resources can be edited using an external editor. Visual Studio IDE provides intellisense to the Javascripts in Xrm.Page with the help of XrmPage-vsdoc.js. It works with Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Studio 2012. Thanks to Patrick Verbeeten for bringing this cool feature in.

In order to get the intellisense Visual Studio IDE needs the reference of the XrmPage-vsdoc.js file. Follow the following steps to enable intellisense for Xrm.Page in the Javascript.

[1] Download XrmPage-vsdoc.js from HERE

[2] Add XrmPage-vsdoc.js in to the Visual Studio IDE

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Visual Studio – Tips and Tricks

Moving between active(opened) files in Visual Studio;

Default : Use ctrl+tab to move forward between active (opened) files and ctrl+shift+tab to move back between active files.

Change it : Tools->Options->Keyboard
Select Window.NextDocumentWindowNav command from the drop down list Window.NextDocumentWindowNav
Assign another key combination

Moving Between Documents in Visual Studio

ASP.NET MVC 3 Web Application Project Template

ASP.NET MVC 3 is a framework for building scalable, standards-based web applications using well-established design patterns and the power of ASP.NET and the .NET Framework.

However only the MVC 2 Web Application Project Template is available with Visual Web Developer 2010 Express initially and you have to download MVC 3 from following link and install it in order to get ASP.NET MVC 3 Web Application Project Template on VS Express.

http://www.asp.net/mvc/mvc3