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I just had to completely uninstall and reinstall Visual Studio enterprise because I wanted to convert from trial user to subscribed user.2
There's this one Windows PC, hiding in the darkest corner of the office, just running a network service all day. Suddenly the service is not available any longer... Opening explorer.exe to see what's up with the machine, while wiping a thick layer of dust from the screen: Zero bytes free memory on C:\ ...
Assuming that some log files have caused all the occupied space. NOPE! Instead, Windows update just installed a shitton of updates. They all failed, of course... After not being able to simply remove them, deciding to uninstall some programs and kill Windows update. Finally 800MB of free space!
Suddenly stumbling over a Visual Studio 2008 installation. Who the hell installed this on the PC? Absolute bullshit. Nevermind. Uninstall this shite.
The uninstaller takes ages to do anything, then aborts the uninstallation showing the popup "there is not enough space to uninstall". Looking into the memory indicator: 0 bytes left. DAAAAFUUUQ Microsoft??? WTFFFFFFF?!? 800MB to UNINSTALL Visual Studio? Are you for real???
Ended up force-deleting the directory: 3 Gigs free now...6
Just trying Visual Studio Code because of it's first product from Microsoft that are totally free😂😂😂14
*FourWeeks From Deadline*
Two CoWorkers: "Oh cool, Visual Studio 2017 is out, I am gonna switch"
Breaks the build.
They then tried to spend hours trying to get the project to work on both versions, with no success, then let us know.
I am just glad we use Git5
I love #VisualStudio.
See how visual studio really makes easy to analyze difference between two version of file. 😘😘27
Since december Windows keeps telling me that my IT administrator wants to scan my items when I build something in Visual Studio.
We have no IT administrator.
The illuminati are controlling my anti virus software3
Soo I prefer to code with lot of colours (syntax or curly braces guideline) on my screen, can anyone shares some good extensions or tools for that?
P.S. I’m using visual studio on windows
I don't usually look at the "updates" section of my Gmail but yesterday I did. One message cought my eye: "Your application to Microsoft BizSpark has been approved" but I've never applied to Microsoft BizSpark!
Someone has registered in my name, opened a Microsoft Outlook account under my full name and added my startup details for applying to BizSpark! One issue though, he used some Spanish equivalent of mailinator to subscribe so I could easily reset the password and replace the security email. Now I have 5 visual studio subscriptions I don't know what to do with.5
Unity: Fam you have errors.
VisualStudio: Nah fam you're all good.
U: You can't build until you fix your errors.
V: What errors lol
there it is, couting with: 2 instantes of VisualStudio, 3 of chrome, 1 of firefox, 1 of gvim, 1 of notepad.exe, 1 of Spotify and 2 real notepads in the desk.
2 projects, 4 databases and 1 deadline tomorrow 😂.
man, the 2 monitor setup really helps, when you can, go get one for yourself.3
You will write names into the comments,. After 1 Day I will Set the highest rated Name as my actually Name here in devRant.
Let the Games begin26
It is sad to say, but programming in C# using Visual Studio basically consists of clicking buttons, dragging and dropping files and checking / unchecking checkboxes in order to get everything generated.
Where are to good old days, when code still had to be typed. :(19
I can't tell you how many hours have been lost because I have accidently clicked and dragged a file in to some random spot in the solution explorer!
I feel like I'm the only person in the world who likes Visual Code from Microsoft as my default editor, I'm considering scrapping Atom for it.5
Visual Studio circa 2002. The academic version came with posters printed with rows and rows of keywords.
Visual Studio 2017 15.5 is so fast!
They should call it Visual Studio 2017 Quantum.
VisualStudio... A tool that costs money and crashes when you open a toolbar. Good bloody job Microsoft.
I am forcefully developing a C# program and using VisualStudio because our teacher wants so. Turns out it's still a pain in the ass and it creates a ton of stupid files. What's more, colleagues insist on using git from the IDE (if so we can call it) and it crashes when they click on "pull".
I'm tempted to write everything with Notepad++ at this point.
How does anyone develop anything without committing suicide with VisualStudio?17
Then I got to PHP during the years from some online tutorial about making dynamic websites. My website was more static than stone, but yeah, I did page loading with PHP! Awful experience anyway, because I had to install Xampp, get it work and other stuff. 11 years old or so. (and I used Xampp only as a fileserver between laptop and desktop later, because.. PHP4... just no.)
As 12 years old or so I experienced my first World of Warcraft (vanilla) on a custom server in an internet cafe and I thought it's a singleplayer game. When I found out that no, I googled how to make my own server (hated multiplayer back then and loved good games with huge storylines). Failed miserably with ManGOS, got something to work with ArcEMU. There I learned some C++ basic stuff, which I hoped would helped me to fix some bugs. When I opened the code I was like: "Suuure." and left it like that. I learned what a MySQL database is, broke it like four times when I forgot WHERE and still rather played with websites i.e. html, css, js and optionally php when I wanted to repair a webpage for the server. With a friend we managed to get the server work via Hamachi, was fun, the server died too soon. Then I got ManGOS to work, but there wasn't really any interest to make a server anymore, just singleplayer for the lore. (big warcraft fan, don't kick me :D )
I think it was when I was 13y.o. I went to Delphi/Pascal course, which I liked a lot from the beginning, even managed to use my code on old Knoppix via Lazarus(Pascal). At this age I really liked thoae Flash games which were still common to see everywhere. So I downloaded .swfs, opened and tried to understand it. Managed to pull some stuff from it and rewrite in Pascal. Nope, never again that crap.
About the same time I got to Flash files I discovered Java. It was kind of popular back then, so I thought let's give it a try. I liked Flash more. Seriously. I've never seen so much repetitiveness and stupid styling of a code. I had either IDE for compiling C++ or Pascal or notepad! You think I wanted my code kicked all over the place in multiple folders and files? No.
So back to Pascal. I made some apps for my old hobby, was quite satisfied with the result (quiz like app), but it still wasn't the thing. And I really thought I'd like to study CS.
I started to love PHP because of phpBB forums I worked on as 15 y.o. I guess. At the same time I think there was an optional subject at school, again with Pascal. I hated the subject, teacher spoke some kind of gibberish I didn't really understand back then at all and now I find it only as a really stupid explanation of loops and strings.
So I started to hate Pascal subject, but not really the lang itself. Still I wanted something simpler and more portable. Then I got to Python as hm, 17y.o. I think and at the same time to C++ with DevC++. That was time when I was still deciding which lang to choose as my main one (still playing with website, database and js).
Then I decided that learning language from some teacher in a class seriously pisses me off and I don't want to experience it again. I choose Python, but still made some little scripts in C++, which is funny, because Python was considered only as a scripting lang back then.
I haven't really find a cross-platform framework for C++, which would: a) be easy to install b) not require VisualStudio PayForMe 20xy c) have nice license if I managed to make something nice and distribute it. I found Unity3D though, so I played with Blender for models, Audacity for music and C# for code. Only beautiful memories with Unity. I still haven't thought I'm a programmer back then.
For Python however I found Kivy and I was playing with it on a phone for about a year. Still I haven't really know what to do back then, so I thought... I like math, numbers, coding, but I want to avoid studying physics. Economics here I go!
Now I'm in my third year at Uni, should be writing thesis, study hard and what I do? Code like never before, contribute, work on a 3D tutorial and play with Blender. Still I don't really think about myself as a programmer, rather hobby-coder.
So, to answer the question: how did I learn to program? Bashing to shit until it behaved like I desired i.e. try-fail learning. I wouldn't choose a different path.2
Today, I applied StyleCop Analyzer to our project codebase.
over 40k of warnings sounds like fun :D3
Look at the picture. I know what you're thinking...
* I executed save all in VisualStudio
* reset all changes in git
* cleaned working directory with git
* restarted VisualStudio
* double checked if it's the right file
* double checked if there are new changes in git
Fuck this. VisualStudio, you suck.
Where are you taking these informations from if not from the project file!?4
After 2 months of working with Android Studio I have to apologise... Im sorry for any bad word Ive ever said about you VisualStudio, I love you!2
I've had a terrible experience with Visual Studio's GitHub client. Then I found GitKraken. I'm never going back!
When you want to use Visual Studio Code so bad, but you're waiting for them adding minimap feature.4
What the hell is going on Microsoft?!?!?
1)Fucking Windows Updates Out of Control
2)We've become Microsoft's testers
And finally, the thing that really frustrated me today:
Yesterday VS was working fine. Today:
99% CPU Usage In Idle
IDE hangs on every 3 symbols(hanged twice while writing 'string')1
This one is easy: Visual Studio!
More time than I'd like it suddenly stops working properly. For example, without changing anything, it starts to show errors on the code that worked before, or says that included libraries aren't included or are missing and showing errors everywhere. When working with the Win32 API it was a hassle to work with resources. When working in .NET I didn't have a pleasant experience either.
However, most times, all I had to do to get VS magically (exactly the same code) working properly again was to close it and open it again (or reboot the computer).
I had a couple of University projects delayed because of VS 😡
But VS has it's advantages and cool (working) features...1
A few years ago:
Installing Visualstudio 2008 on Xp.
Pc is laggy as f.
Start browsing nsfw to kill time and boss comes over. Try to close browser and not working. Start to panic a bit. Boss comes over looking at black boxes.
Pictures didnt render. I was so lucky1
"Out of process VS debugger to enable the VS debugger to use a 64 bit process - resolving many out of memory performance and reliability issues."
Someone pinch me!
You know something has gone wrong terribly when no MS Office program or Adobe reader starts while the debugger is waiting at a breakpoint.
I'm really curious which part of the kernel or system near userspace-components can cause such behaviour and where MS created pointless tunnels between independet software to let that happen. But I think I will never find out.
Gotta love it when Visual Studio 2015 unexpectedly quits for the twelfth time today. It wouldn't be so bad, if it didn't take three minutes to start up and load my project every time.4
Arg, Visual Studio 2015, stop trying to fix my comment indentation!
It's a comment and. It is NOT part of the code. Leave my formatting alone!!!3
How I hate all those people who think VisualStudio Code is Open Source. It's not! Read the f*cking license!
In fact, you aren't even allowed to inspect its network traffic. Not to mention reverse engineering. That's nowhere near OpenSource.
You sure can download the source code, licensed as MIT, but building it won't give you the same piece of software.
Don't believe in everything someone tells you. Use your brain and check the facts.15
VisualStudio debugger tests my self-control more than once per week: "Cannot detach from one or more processes: .. All outstanding func-evals have not completed, detaching is not allowed at this time. Do you want to terminate instead?".
I almost destroyed my keyboard and mouse after three of those popups in 5 minutes.
Suddenly VisualStudio throws "Attempted TextBuffer edit operation while another edit is in progress." for every keystroke editing a C# source code that I could edit without a problem just a few minutes ago. WTF?!2
Those butterfly feelings when Visual Studio works without an error. Spent whole day troubleshooting MASM environment.
times you're asked if you're sure: when you delete and when you try to close a free program. can we get one for dragging dockable windows and toolbars instead?