Geeking out with Visual Studio!

with Kendra Havens

Tuesday, 18 January 2022

Talk Description

"Get the most out of Visual Studio productivity and testing tools in .NET! Learn new tips to help you understand code at a glance and the tooling improvements around code style, diagnostics, refactorings, and much more! Join this session to get tips on new features that speed up your inner development flow and discover the latest in cross-platform development with remote testing on Linux and asynchronous web UI testing with Playwright."

Speaker Bio

Kendra Havens is a program manager at Microsoft on the .NET and Visual Studio team. Her focus is the testing experience in Visual Studio and productivity. You may recognize her from videos on .NET Core, VS Code, and Docker. In addition to an unruly enthusiasm for technology, Kendra loves reading and camping.



  • Corriculo Recruitment - Kindly covering the venue, drinks, and helping us at each event
  • Everstack - Dan's company, helping organise and manage the user group
  • JetBrains - Prize draw sponsor (any JB product the winner likes)
  • Manning Books - Prize draw sponsor (ebook of winner's choice)
  • Packt - Prize draw sponsor (ebook of winner's choice)