Tag Archives: protip

Got sweet code? Save it!

If you’re a Visual Studio user you’re more than familiar with snippets (I would hope). ctor, propa, testm, all very useful. But have you created your own snippets? You can do this with tools like the Snippet Designer extension, or roll your own by creating & editing a snippet XML file by hand based on… Read More »

Pro (touch) tip: Set a PIN on your Windows 8 Profile

While typing on a (large) touch screen isn’t difficult – I find myself almost able to touch-type on my Surface or Yoga 13 – it’s certainly not convenient unless you’re able to set the tablet down and actually type on your lap or something. With this in mind there’s something of a little-talked-about feature of… Read More »