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AI gives software development tools a boost

GitHub Copilot, DeepDev, IntelliCode, and other code-focused applications of machine learning can help us deliver better code, faster.

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Accessibility improvements coming to Visual Studio

Microsoft is looking to improve the accessibility of its flagship IDE with features such as audio cues, whitespace rendering controls, and a focus mode for eliminating notifications and other distractions.

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Microsoft previews 64-bit Visual Studio 2022 IDE

Company seeks feedback on the planned next version of its flagship integrated software development environment.

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Visual Studio 2019 upgrade brings C++ 20 support

Microsoft said its compiler and standard library are feature-complete for C++ 20 in Visual Studio 2019 16.10, while a 16.11 preview centers on Hot Reload and .NET MAUI.

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2022 preview is coming soon

Microsoft says the next major upgrade to its flagship IDE will be faster, more streamlined, more intelligent, and 64-bit, making out-of-memory exceptions a thing of the past.

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Visual Studio 2019 16.9 brings memory error detection, C++ capabilities

Microsoft has made Visual Studio 2019 16.9 generally available and unveiled a preview of Visual Studio 2019 16.10.

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Microsoft Visual Studio 16.9 preview enhances C++ tooling

Latest update to Microsoft’s signature IDE adds command line tools for C++, MVVM tools for XAML, and IntelliSense improvements.

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.NET nanoFramework taps C# for embedded systems

Follow-up to .NET Micro Framework brings IoT, wearables, and robotics development to .NET developers and Visual Studio.

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Visual Studio Code adds extension troubleshooting

Latest monthly update to Microsoft’s open source code editor features an extension bisect feature that uses a binary search algorithm to quickly identify an extension causing trouble.

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Microsoft addresses Visual Studio extension woes

New Visual Studio extensions model would make APIs easier to discover and extensions easier to write

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What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code 1.50

Microsoft updates Visual Studio Code monthly. Keep track of the latest new features and improvements in this changelog

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Microsoft Visual Studio beefs up support for C language

C11 and C17 become supported C language versions starting with Visual Studio 2019 16.8 Preview 3

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Visual Studio Codespaces is moving to GitHub

Microsoft is moving Visual Studio Codespaces into GitHub Codespaces to simplify the developer experience

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Microsoft Visual Studio gains Angular editing smarts

The Angular Language Service for Visual Studio extension provides code autocompletions, error checking, quick info, and navigation inside Angular templates

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Microsoft Visual Studio update boosts Git, mobile dev support

Visual Studio 2019 version 16.6 brings speedier and keyboard-friendlier Git commands, faster XAML Hot Reloads, and a new mocking framework

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Remote coding with Visual Studio Live Share and GitHub

Using Microsoft’s development tools for remote working and social coding

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Visual Studio upgrade boosts debugging, mobile development

New features in Visual Studio 2019 version 16.5 include hot reload for Xamarin.Forms and debugging enhancements for C++ and multithreaded apps

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Visual Studio upgrade boosts debugging, mobile development

New features in Visual Studio 2019 version 16.5 include hot reload for Xamarin.Forms and debugging enhancements for C++ and multithreaded apps

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