Cool DevLife Hack on VS2015–Paste Special!

So I saw this post on MSDN Philippines and Philippine .NET Users Group Facebook feed about “cool #DevLifeHacks” that nobody else knows about. So may as well contribute to this fun.

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And my entry! Visual Studio 2015 Paste Special! Oh Yea!

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Simply copy any XML or JSON and turn it into instant C# Classes!

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I am not kidding. From Weather.gov Json result, instant C# classes, complete with getters and setters from primitive types to objects.

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How’s that for a “cool #DevLifeHack”?

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johndelizo

I'm John and in the daytime I am the Chief Technology Officer of VFTS.NET - a consulting firm that specializes on development and deployment of business solutions created with .NET framework on Windows platform and Windows infrastructure projects. I am a core member of the Philippine Windows Users Group, a contributor at the Microsoft Philippines Community forums and I regularly conduct technical sessions as well as other Microsoft technology events. I am a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in the Cloud and Datacenter Management Technical Expertise but away from any keyboard I spend hours reading books, travel, explore, and being busy with my dog named Floppy.

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