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Viewing Linqpad scripts in VS2013

I use LINQPad all the time at, both for experimenting with C#, and for building and testing Linq queries before I import them in our projects.

As an example, I recently wrote a few scripts for fetching some data from a database, and reformatting it into JSON data which we will use as dummy-data for testing. This will not be a part of our finished project, but it’s still nice to have the script visible in Visual Studio, even if I only run it through LINQPad .

The following are a couple of tips I’ve found useful when working with .linq-files in or from within Visual Studio.

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Visual Studio Peek Definitions

I just recently discovered the new Peek Definitions feature in Visual Studio 2013, and thought I’d share a short post about it. There is a pretty comprehensive description of it here, so this is just a short summary and example of the basics. You’ll find a list of the most important keyboard shortcuts at the end of this article.

Peeking at the implementation of a method.


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