What is Nuget

The amount of frameworks and libraries from both Microsoft (MVC, EF etc) and Non-Microsoft open sources (NUNIT, Log4Net etc) are huge in numbers. These frameworks and libraries keep updating to newer versions and it’s very difficult to keep a track of the same. Continue reading

Build solution vs. Rebuild solution vs. Clean solution Menu

Build solution menu

This will perform an incremental build. In other words it will only build code files which have changed. If they have not changed those files will not be touched.

Rebuild solution menu

This will delete all currently compiled files (i.e., exe and DLLs) and will build everything from scratch, irrespective of if there is code change in the file or not. Continue reading

How to create your own custom code snippets in Visual Studio.

Snippet Symbol that appears in Intellisense window.

for e.g. in C# we have snippet like below:

ctor – for default class constructor

for – for default for loop snippet

prop – to create property

etc. So what you do is just type these words and double tap on TAB key and code get generated there just like that.


Install the above plugin Restart your VisualStudio. Now follow below steps:

Go to Menu File-> New –> File.. option