Jonas Stawski

Everything .NET and More

Visual Studio 2008 Shortcut for adding using statements

A couple of weeks ago I attended a very good session about the Entity Framework given by Shawn Wildermuth. He showed us something that I thought was only possible with Resharper. He typed a class name and since he wasn't using the fully qualified nam... [More]

Installing the Entity Framework with Visual Studio 2008 RTM

If you are interested in the Entity Framework like I am you will not find the installation process very straight forward. I started searching for the Entity Framework (EF) and I was receiving links to pages containing Tools, Designers, Frameworks wit... [More]

Use Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Studio 2005 for the Same Project

You have a 2.0/3.0 .NET application that you have been working for a while, but you do not want to have VS 2005 installed as well as 2008. The problem is the other members of your team do not want to get rid of 2005 and converting the application to ... [More]

Where are thou, DLL?

One of the enhancements of Visual Studio 2005 and ASP.NET 2.0 is the runtime compilation performed by ASPNET. With ASP.NET 1.1 and Visual Studio 2003 the compilation was performed by the compiler and the result was a DLL. With the new runtime compila... [More]

Change Source Control Provider for Visual Studio 2005

I was looking around for a way to change source control providers. I found a bunch of blogs and articles talking about updating the registry so I was going to summarize it here until I found out about the following:You can change your source control ... [More]