Monthly Archives: April 2010

No Business Intelligence Development Studio in Visual Studio 2010 (yet?)

As a developer I am pleased with the new Visual Studio 2010 release. Lots of features were added and the editor looks more tight and solid than its predecessors. BI people still have to wait to taste the Visual Studio 2010 candy. SQL Server 2008 only ships the Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) for Visual […]

Visual Studio tip #3: hide splash screen

Splash screens are beautiful, at least that’s wat Microsoft thinks about it. I must say, splash screens are just annoying and they slow down the startup of Visual Studio and other programs. But, there is a way to skip the splash screen part in Visual Studio. Most of  the Visual Studio developers launch their favorite […]