Visual Studio Comparison Tools is an extension for Visual Studio which uses external tools to compare files, folders and clipboard. Features: Comparing two files, selecting folders for comparison from the solution explorer and comparing (and merging) clipboard to a file or selected area in a file. By default uses Beyond Compare if found, then WinMerge (http://winmerge.org/) and if neither is found uses VSDiff to compare files. Tested to work with Beyond Compare 3 and 4.
Terminal emulator for Visual Studio.
Allows you to run command prompt, powershell, WSL bash, Git bash.
All including interactive mode.
To use GIT bash as terminal go to options -> whack whack terminal:
Defalt Shell: Other
Shell Path: C:\Users\[mysusername]\AppData\Local\Programs\Git\bin\bash.exe
(or similar path to bash.exe)
Terminal inside Visual Studio.
Add support for mouse navigation buttons (back and forward).
This is an extremely simple and lightweight extension that adds support for using the back/forward buttons on the mouse for navigating back/forward in code. Pressing these buttons simply executes the Navigate Backward (default Ctrl+-) or Navigate Forward (default Ctrl+Shift+-) as appropriate.
Visual Studio IntelliCode brings you the next generation of developer productivity by providing AI-assisted development. Every keystroke and every review is informed by best practices and tailored to your code context. You can try it out today by downloading the experimental extension for Visual Studio 2017 that provides AI-powered IntelliSense.
Using ReSharper? See this post:
Visual Studio Live Share
Real-time collaborative development
Collaboration across your entire development workflow Live editing Author and edit code together in real time Independent exploration Navigate across files on your own without interrupting others Follow along Pin to a user to follow their cursor as they navigate Group debugging Set breakpoints and step through code together Shared servers View web apps and databases without exposing ports to the Internet Shared terminal Run commands and tasks, with output streamed to team members
This is a super simple extension that adds shortcuts to Tools menu to attach to IIS, IIS Express, as well as any exe files found within the currently loaded solution (Attach To Solution).
Adds a timestamp to the Visual Studio 2017 output window.
Timestamp margin Adds the timestamp information to the Output Window in Debug mode: (minutes. Seconds. Milliseconds) Helps keep a track of running processes in the debug window.
This lightweight extension lets you display the full path of the file at bottom of Visual Studio’s Editor. Click Ctrl+Click to Open Containing Folder, Right click to Copy Full Path.
The easiest way to diff two files directly in solution explorer