Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Report a Bug in VS2012


As we all know that Visual Studio 2012 Preview is released, this is still not the final version of the application so there are chances that you may bind a Bug in application. If in case you came across any bug that need to be sent to the Microsoft development team, so that this can be fixed in the final version of the application.

The Feed back for the visual studio bugs can be send very easily, the option to report a bug is present in the editor only, Just right click on the editor and you can  find the option to Report a Bug.





There is a nice article with more details and screen shots are availabe on the Microsoft Connect site.

Please make use of this URL to find out the process of reporting a bug. Microsoft Connect
By this we can help the visual studio 2012 team to present a bug free applciation that will make the developers life more easy.

Once you are done with all the steps the final screen of feedback will be as follows



Hope you will make use of the Microsoft Connect site to get more information on submitting a bug. Please provide your valuable comment on the same.



Thanks
Anil Kumar Pandey
Microsoft MVP, Microsoft MCC, DNS MVM

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Microsoft Surface


On Monday evening 19th June, Microsoft unveiled its Surface tablet – a new branded 10.6in device that comes up with inbuilt  keyboard: There is two version for the same , one with an ARM chip ("WinRT"), and another with an Intel chip ("x86"). We can create  Software to run on both.
The Surface has a built-in kickstand and magnetic cover, which also acts as a touch keyboard but there is no information that whether this is Wi-Fi enable or with a Mobile connectivity. It’s said that this will be a tough competitor for the Apple i-Pad. There is little information about the software present in it but it comes with a exciting list of Hardware.

The Specification for the 2 Versions are:


 OS                  Windows RT                Windows 8 Pro

Light 1                 676 g                            903 g

Thin 2                  9.3 mm                         13.5 mm

Clear               10.6” ClearType HD   10.6” ClearType Full HD Display
                          Display   

Energized      31.5 W-h                       42 W-h

Connected     microSD, USB 2.0,       microSDXC,
Micro HD Video,         USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort Video
2x2 MIMO antennae   2x2 MIMO antennae


Productive     Office Home & Student 2013 RT,      Touch Cover
 Touch Cover,                                      Pen with Palm Block
Type Cover                                          Type Cover

Practical         VaporMg Case & Stand                      VaporMg Case & Stand


Configurable 32 GB, 64 GB             64 GB, 128 GB


Hope it fun working with Surface and could have lot of new software support. Please refer the official Microsoft Site to get more details on it. http://www.microsoft.com/surface/en/us/gallery.aspx

Here are some of the Images for Surface tablet.









Thanks
Anil Kumar Pandey
Microsoft MVP, Microsoft MCC,DNS MVM

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Visual Studio 2012 RC

Hi Friends,

Visual Studio 2012 RC is ready to use, they are not released finally as these are only Pre-Release versions. We can download it from Microsoft site. There are 4 version of the Visual studio 2012 currently they are

1. Visual Studio Ultimate 2012
2. Visual Studio Premium 2012
3. Visual Studio Professional 2012
4. Visual Studio Test Professional 2012

All version are having special features as per your requirement. I just wanted to inform you all about the difference between the various version of the Visual Studio 2012. Below is a chart that provide details.


Visual Studio
Ultimate 2012
Visual Studio
Premium 2012
Visual Studio
Professional 2012
Visual Studio
Test Professional 2012
Debugging and Diagnostics
****
***
**
Testing Tools
****
***
*
**
Integrated Development Environment
****
****
***
Development Platform Support
****
****
****
Architecture and Modeling
****
**
*
Lab Management
****
****
****
Team Foundation Server
****
****
***
****
Collaboration
****
****
**
***
Software and Services for Production Use
****
***
*
*
Software for Development and Testing
****
****
*
*
Other Benefits
****
****
*
*


To Download the Version of the Visual Studio here are the links.

  Ultimate
 Premium
 Professional
Test Professional


The Platform compatibility and Hardware support/requirement for Visual Studio 2012 

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 7 (x86 and x64)
  • Windows 8 (x86 and x64)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
  • Windows Server 2012 (x64)



Hardware Requirements

  • 1.6 GHz or faster processor
  • 1 GB of RAM (1.5 GB if running on a virtual machine)
  • 10 GB (NTFS) of available hard disk space
  • 5400 RPM hard drive
  • DirectX 9-capable video card running at 1024 x 768 or higher display resolution

Supported Architectures

  • 32-bit (x86)
  • 64-bit (x64)
Hope these information are useful for you and you are going to use the new improved visual studio 2012. For more information you can visit the official Microsoft site that is  Visual Studio 2012


Thanks
Anil Kumar Pandey
Microsoft MVP, Microsoft MCC,DNS MVM

 

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