Incremental Intellisense Improvements in VS2010

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Some improvements like LINQ are substantial, and some just make our lives a little easier. Intellisense in VS2010 has an improvement that is incremental and will make the life of a programmer a little easier. In VS2008 Intellisense listed members alphabetically by matching characters as you type them. In VS2010 Intellisense lists members using a contains-a approach. Let's take a few minutes to explore this incremental improvement to the VS2010 IDE. n a very early version of C++ I realized one could modify the basic IO functions like printf and add a second version of the methods that wrote directly to a second video buffer. The primary implementation of these methods wrote to the primary video and comprised the programs output. By adding a second monitor-a CGA monitor-and adding the equivalent of trace statement and sending them to the CGA video memory you can have your primary output, which in those days was a text-based GUI-display, on your primary monitor and trace statements appear on the CGA monitor. Viola! Two monitors in the days before it was en vogue.

In VS2008 Intellisense listed members alphabetically by matching characters as you type them.

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