Javascript intellisense and VS2010

Sometimes you just take things for granted, I was helping a friend with some code and he was suddenly amazed to see that I was getting intellisense in visual studio. So I thought that I would share this little tip.

In visual studio open up a javascript file and from the solution explorer then drag another script file into the code editor.

That’s it job done!


WIF and missing add STS reference in VS2010

I’ve been using the WIF SDK for a while now and recently I noticed that that Add STS reference was missing from my tooling. As of yet I’ve not managed to ascertain why it disappears but have found running the following from the VS2010 command prompt solves my issues.

devenv.exe /ResetAddin Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tools.VS.VSAddin.FederationAddin