Moving to real time test discovery in Test Explorer

Real time test discovery is a new Visual Studio feature that uses a Roslyn analyzer to discover tests and populate the test explorer in real time without requiring you to build your project. This feature has been introduced in Visual Studio 2017 15.5 Preview 2 behind a feature flag. You can try it out by… Read more

What’s New in C# 7.0

Update (4/2017): See New Features in C# 7.0, the update to this post. What follows is a description of all the planned language features in C# 7.0. With the release of Visual Studio “15” Preview 4, most of these features are coming alive. Now is a great time to take them for a spin and tell… Read more

What’s New in Visual Studio Update 1 for .NET Managed Languages

Hold on to your hats, cowboys and cowgirls! A lot of exciting things are coming out of the .NET Managed Languages team for Visual Studio 2015 Update 1. Read on to learn more about new IDE features, interactive C#, new code analysis management, Visual F# improvements, and the new F5 experience for Roslyn open source… Read more

Our Summer Internship on the .NET Team

This post was written by Microsoft Explorer interns Daniel King, Zoë Petard, and Jessica Petty and highlights their project & experiences this summer working on the .NET Roslyn team. We loved having them this summer! Roslyn Diagnostic Analyzer Tutorial Tired of frustrating compile-time errors? Analyzers can examine code as you type and present live diagnostics. Wish you could… Read more

A Journey Through Open Source: The Trials & Triumphs in Roslyn’s First Year of Open Source

This post is written by Kasey Uhlenhuth a Program Manager on the Managed Languages Team. “I am looking for someone to share in an adventure.” — Gandalf, The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien On April 3, 2014, Anders Hejlsberg set us on our open source journey when he made the .NET Compiler Platform (aka “Roslyn”) source code public live… Read more