Visual Studio 2010 runs faster when the Windows Automation API 3.0 is installed

If you’re running Visual Studio 2010 on XP or Vista you may benefit from installing this upgrade: Applications that use Windows Automation APIs can significantly decrease Microsoft Visual Studio IntelliSense performance if Windows Automation API 3.0 is not installed. For example, the Windows pen and touch services can significantly decrease Visual Studio IntelliSense performance…


Improvements in Intellisense post Beta 2

Brian Harry has posted a discussion of Intellisense performance improvements in VS2010 that we’ve made since Beta 2, including bothe before and after videos.  He also touches a little on the massive performance effort we’re making as a division to address the performance issues identified by our external and internal customers.