Microsoft Devlabs Extensions

Developer tools innovation benefits from trial, collaboration, and iteration to provide the best results and the most impact. Towards this end, Microsoft DevLabs is an outlet for experiments from Microsoft, experiments that represent some of the latest ideas around developer tools. Solutions in this category are designed for broad usage, and you are encouraged to use and provide feedback on them; however, these extensions are not supported nor are any commitments made as to their longevity.
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Release Management tools for Visual Studio 2013
Microsoft DevLabs
Release Management tools for Visual Studio helps to quickly get started with creating a Release Definition to automate the deployment of your application to multiple stages. You start with a working Build definition and then using this tool, set up a release pipeline that enab...
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Updated 3/12/2015
Released 11/10/2014
143,403 Downloads
Free
Tool
Task Runner Explorer
Microsoft DevLabs
Provides custom task runner support to Visual Studio.
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Updated 2/10/2015
Released 9/2/2014
27,855 Downloads
Free
Tool
Microsoft Code Digger
Microsoft DevLabs
Code Digger analyzes possible execution paths through your .NET code. The result is a table where each row shows a unique behavior of your code. The table helps you understand the behavior of the code, and it may also uncover hidden bugs.
Through the new context menu item "Ge...
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Updated 12/7/2013
Released 4/23/2013
41,208 Downloads
Free
Tool
Macros for Visual Studio 2013
Microsoft DevLabs
An extension for Visual Studio 2013 that enables the use of macros in the IDE. The extension can record most of the features in Visual Studio including text editing operations.
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Updated 11/19/2014
Released 11/19/2014
4,015 Downloads
Free
Tool
Microsoft CodeLens Code Health Indicator
Microsoft DevLabs
This is an experimental CodeLens Indicator that shows information about the code being edited.
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Updated 11/7/2014
Released 9/23/2013
9,955 Downloads
Free
Tool
 
Microsoft DevLabs
This extension lets you see the history of all files you edit in Visual Studio on your local machine.
(22)
Updated 2/10/2014
Released 1/22/2014
13,302 Downloads
Free
Tool
Ink Toolbar control for Universal Windows apps
Microsoft DevLabs
Enhance the inking experience in your Universal Windows apps with the InkToolbar control. This control lets you provide users of your app with an easy and consistent UI for changing ink colors and modes. It is the same control used for Web Notes in the Microsoft Edge browser.
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Updated 4/30/2015
Released 4/30/2015
210 Downloads
Free
Tool
Code Contracts Editor Extensions VS2012
Microsoft DevLabs
Displays Code Contracts (when editing C#) in code, Intellisense, and in metadata files.

Inheritance:
Displays contracts on methods with inherited contracts, or on interface/abstract methods

Metadata:
Displays contracts on metadata files.

Quick Info:
Displays contracts in Qu...
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Updated 8/14/2013
Released 3/19/2013
13,419 Downloads
Free
Tool
Debugger Canvas
Microsoft DevLabs
Debugger Canvas is a new user experience for the debugger in Visual Studio Ultimate. It pulls together the code you’re exploring onto a single pan-and-zoom display.
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Updated 2/15/2013
Released 2/14/2013
5,594 Clicks
Free
Tool
Inline Navigate To
Microsoft DevLabs
A fluid, inline Navigate To experience which can find file names, symbols, or lines. Results can be filtered and previewed in real-time.
(22)
Updated 12/5/2013
Released 2/19/2013
5,051 Downloads
Free
Tool
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