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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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Microsoft updates Visual Studio roadmap

Planned improvements include better integration with Git and online environments, enhancements to C++, .NET, Blazor, XAML, and Xamarin

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Visual Studio 2019 gains C++ Concepts

Concepts allow the C++ programmer to document constraints on templates and have the compiler enforce them

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Visual Studio Code vs. Visual Studio: How to choose

Deciding between Visual Studio Code and Visual Studio may depend as much on your work style as on the language support and features you need. Here’s how to decide

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Extending Visual Studio Code

Microsoft makes it easy to add new tools and language support to its open source development tool

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Visual Studio Code: Stepping on Visual Studio’s toes?

Microsoft’s increasingly capable open-source code editor is casting a shadow over its signature IDE

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Find Visual Studio tips on Twitter at #vstip

Microsoft is sharing Visual Studio tips and tricks on Twitter and wants users to share theirs

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