AutoHistory – Visual Studio Extension to easily roll back code a few minutes or hours.

Have you ever found yourself wishing you could roll back a few hours to a piece of code you had working but have made changes to? This extension provides an early preview of an automatic, no-configuration history tracking facility for your local machine. Just install the extension, and whatever you do in your projects and solutions, it silently and efficiently tracks the changes you make to any files that you have opened in the Visual Studio Editor. Then, when you find yourself in need of back-tracking to

Source: AutoHistory – Visual Studio Marketplace

See this Channel 9 video: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=390499

Free Microsoft Virtual Machines

Download free virtual machines to test Microsoft Edge and IE8 to IE11:
Source: Free Virtual Machines from IE8 to MS Edge – Microsoft Edge Development

Get a Windows 10 development environment:

Start building Universal Windows Platform apps quickly using a virtual machine.

Start coding sooner with a virtual machine prepped for Windows 10 development. It has the latest versions of Windows, the developer tools, SDKs, and samples ready to go:

https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/downloads/virtual-machines

 

Stackify Prefix – ASP.NET Profiler

Prefix will help troubleshoot what your code is doing by inspecting key methods, database queries, web service calls, and logging statements.

Prefix is designed for developers to use everyday as they write & test their own code. Prefix answers the question of “What just happened” in my code.

Free to use with a few limitation (shows 1000 latest requests etc.)
Source: What is Stackify Prefix?

Getting started videos:
http://www.dotnetswede.com/prefix-is-out-heres-a-list-of-resources-for-getting-started/

EPPlus – C# .NET library for creating and reading Excel 2007/2010 files

Creating Reports in Excel 2007 using EPPlus (Header, Footer, Comments, Image, Formatting, Shape and Formula)

 Introduction
EPPlus is really a powerful tool to generate excel based reports on server side and it is becoming my favorite tool as I am getting more experienced with it. Previously I wrote a post about Creating advanced Excel 2007 Reports on Server. This post is update on the last post and I am sharing more advanced feature of EP Plus.

Source: Zeeshan Umar’s Blog

Chrome DevTools – Save updated js, html and css files to disk from Chrome

Set up persistent authoring in Chrome DevTools so you can both see your changes immediatedly and save those changes to disk.

Source: Set Up Persistence with DevTools Workspaces | Web Tools – Google Developers

Simple tool for analyzing IIS logs

You know those ugly IIS server logs that looks something like this:

This simple to use tool parses those logfiles and creates a html file that opens in the web browser and presents the data in a nice simple way complete with graphs.

Download “WebLog Expert Lite” for free.

Source: WebLog Expert Download