Be aware that this will load only the default environment and services, and no extensions, so you may see some missing functionality. After all these years, yes. In this article, we will understand all the details around this new feature. We are working on improving this as well and expect to get that resolved soon. This feature is truly experimental, there are still some issues with fast project load we want you to be aware of.
Nor the right-click solution explorer setting cool that it's there, not cool it has no effect Manually deleting. Especially useful feature in larger project where you are not familiar with the entire source code. A light bulb is shown when you have to include some code fixes , so anytime you see a light bulb, click it and you will get suggestions that is based upon the analyzed code. Microsoft LightSwitch is no exception; many folks think of it as little more than an add-on tool primarily meant for mundane tasks like early application prototyping. As of this writing there is no project template for Visual Studio 2017. You are correct I just tested it. We can also hook into an existing external data source, like a database, a Microsoft Azure store or some external Web service.
For scenarios requiring more flexibility, we can hook into external data sources, we can use built-in extensibility points to control the shape of the data exposed by the LightSwitch operations, or we can expose the data and logic through other types of endpoints. Just can't understand for the live of me why its not in there right now! To be honest, even the smallest number in your image — 100 seconds for 2nd load after spending ~15 minutes on 1st load to make 2nd load possible — is too large for everyday use. For new feature suggestions, let us know through. When you have a large solution comprising of multiple projects, you must have experienced a delay while loading the solution for the first time. If you want to create a new project, the name and the location no longer have to be set immediately.
Are there other customizations you find yourself doing a lot? Error on Setup Project Build If you receive an error when building the setup project similar to this: Build started … Build Failure. Lightweight Solution Load is suitable for large solutions containing say over 50 projects. The following results are on Windows 10 from my personal machine which is an Intel Core i7-4790 3. Select the Online node to the left and search for Visual Studio Installer Projects. Please let us know if you see these messages unexpectedly. Nice article on Lightweight solution load option.
Because of this change the load time of individual projects went way down, but not as low as we desired. I only need the desktop. Introduction The goal for this blog is not to show you how to add reporting features to Visual Studio 2010, but to help you download the right installation files and avoid the time-consuming pitfalls that come with the misleading information that exists on this subject. An obvious request would be to have this option on a solution level. If we need to update the information about a set of projects, those projects are put into a queue.
The selected installs, updates and uninstalls will begin when all Microsoft Visual Studio windows are closed. So I cancelled the installation and did some more online searching. Keep an eye on your Output window for any additional issues. At this point if you close the solution and open it again, you will find that the project which you had earlier opened, will be loaded by default. The much bigger problem is damn slow project reloads caused by file changes. As these days, we developers, are using cloud services for multiple purposes. Do let us know if you run into any issues trying out faster solution load through.
Well, that request has already been fulfilled. Automatic enabling of Lightweight load solution feature Another cool thing I noticed was that when I opened my large solution for the first time using Visual Studio 2017, it gave me an automatic pop-up message asking me to enable lightweight solution load. Most applications can be split into many smaller size solutions. Hope that helps, thanks for watching the video and please keep the feedback coming! Of course, we can also add security rules and decide who can access service operations. Is it possible to disable this prompt, so I do not enable it by accident? Visual Studio Installer Projects — The one thing that frustrates me a bit is how often the Visual Studio installer projects change from version to version.
Lightweight Solution Load is best suited for large solutions that contain C or a mix of C and C++ projects. This created a problem as Visual Studio took longer and longer to load these ever-increasing solutions. There will be a slight delay when the projects try to load. So please leave me a comment and let me know if this feature is going to be used on your projects. Thanks again for the feedback! As a result, you must right-click the solution in Visual Studio and click on Disable Lightweight Solution Load second last menu item.
A real time saver, as by default, it shows the number of times a method or property is referenced in your code. For change of shortcuts option: do you often find yourself needing to customize your keyboard shortcuts? We're working on improving this experience in a future release. Having said that, these are still early days for this new feature, and I am sure it will be worked upon and enhanced by Microsoft Team in upcoming releases. This approach takes a lot of time and uses a lot of memory. If you have a big solution with so many projects in it, the all new ' provides a new feature called 'Lightweight Solution Load', that helps to reduce the solution load time and substantial improvement in memory usage.
I always unselect unwanted features and was shocked when those options were removed I think it was in 2010. Do you have some particular scenarios in mind for multiproject solution templates like this? Once you switch it on, solutions files open quickly, but the underlying projects are not immediately loaded. A large project may take a few seconds to load. Conclusion To summarize, if you are working with large C solutions, I would highly recommend you to enable this feature and leverage the productivity improvement with faster solution load time. I'd love your feedback and others' on this design. There might be Visual Studio features that will just not work unless a project is fully loaded. What is Lightweight Solution Load? This session will illustrate how Visual Studio is evolving for its next big release.