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Visual Studio 2015 update 2 is available for download now

Visual studio 2015 is a great IDE and I love that more and more. As we all know that visual studio update 1 was released few months ago, Yesterday at build conference Microsoft has announced  Visual studio 2015 update 2.

From where I can download Visual Studio 2015 update 2:
You can download Visual studio 2015 update 2 different editions from the following links.

Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition:
Web installer : https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=532606&clcid=0x409
ISO  File: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=615448&clcid=0x409

Visual Studio 2015 Professional Edition:
Web Installer: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=615435&clcid=0x409
ISO File:https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=615436&clcid=0x409

Visual Studio 2015 Enterprise Edition:
Web Installer : https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=615437&clcid=0x409
ISO File: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=615436&clcid=0x409

Also, You can download visual studio update 2 only without who…

Build 2016 Conference Live streaming

Microsoft continues to focus on enabling developers to do amazing work as businesses and industries transform in support of the shift to a cloud-first, mobile-first world. At Build 2016 Microsoft will present the latest tools and technologies and how they can help today’s developers be their most creative and productive.

From here you can see the live streaming  of build conference 2016.

How to use syntax highlighter with open live writer

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Microsoft has open sourced windows live writer as “Open Live Writer” and is now part of .NET Foundation, It was a great move but as a part of modernizing the windows live writer they have started removing the functionality and adding some new functionality. Eventually, they are going to add the plugins but right now there is no support for that. I have been using windows live writer for more than 5 years now and I was using syntax highlighter for highlighting code on this blog. If you are not familiar with syntax highlighter you can find more information on the following link.

http://alexgorbatchev.com/SyntaxHighlighter/

It is a fully functional self-contained code syntax highlighter developed in  JavaScript. As now Open writer does not support plugin for the time being, I have to find another solution to write the blog post and do some syntax highlighting. So, I have found a way to do this and I would like to share this with you. In this blog post, we are going to learn how we can us…