2 posts in Visual Studio

Accessing an IIS Express website from another device

Adam Cooper /

IIS Express is great, no need to install IIS and mess around setting up sites it’s there ready for you with your Visual Studio installation. Unfortunately out of the box your IIS Express sites are only accesible from the local machine, fortunately with only a few steps you can easily give external devices access. For this example I have a web application named Sample.Website configured to run on…

Seven essential Visual Studio 2010 keyboard shortcuts

Adam Cooper /

Microsoft recently released some reference posters for the default keybindings in Visual Studio 2010 in pdf format. I’m constantly amazed by how few of these most developers seem to know so I thought I’d list my favourites. I use C# but the majority should work in VB and all but Ctrl + Comma will work in VS 2008. Ctrl + Full Stop (.) Displays the available options on the Smart Tag…