Beta 2 coming soon

Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 will be releasing soon and with many customer bug fixes and suggestions incorporated. Hundreds of bugs were fixed only because they were found and reported by customers. We’ve fixed about 75% of the fixable customer reported bugs, this is the same fix rate as fixable internally reported bugs.  We’ll be…

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Bug of the Week

This week’s “Eagle Eye” Bug of the Week Award goes to MSDN Product Feedback Center user “JoeF” for the bug: Arithmetic operation resulted in an overflow with Int32   This is an interesting hard to find bug. The CLR team is looking at fixing this issue in the next release. Thanks for helping make Visual Studio a better…

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Bug of the Week

This week’s Bug of the Week Award goes to MSDN Product Feedback Center user “Pasi Heinonen” for the bug: Circular base class dependancy crash the Visual Studio   From Cyrus Najmabadi, Software Design Engineer on the C# team: “Interesting bug. As one might have guessed from the repro steps we got into an infinite loop when searching for…

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Bug of the Week

This week’s Bug of the Week Award goes to MSDN Product Feedback Center user “PGomersall” for the bug: Starting MS Outlook 2003 starts C# Express installer   Thanks for helping make Visual Studio a better product and keep the great feedback coming!   Marie Hagman Visual Studio Program Manager

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Bug of the Week

This week’s Bug of the Week Award goes to MSDN Product Feedback Center user “Marina” for the bug: Designer not generating correct code – code cannot compile.   We appreciatey your persistance on this issue and the effort made in getting us the attachment. Thanks for helping make Visual Studio a better product and keep the great feedback coming!  …

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Suggestion of the Week

The Suggestion of the Week Award goes to MSDN Product Feedback Center user “Mike Taulty” for the suggestion: RSS Feed for Top Rated Bugs   Thanks for helping make Visual Studio a better product and keep the great feedback coming!   Marie Hagman Visual Studio Program Manager

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Bug of the Week

Last Friday’s Bug of the Week Award goes to MSDN Product Feedback Center user “JDM” for the bug: Right shift of a literal int produces logical instead of arithmetic shift   Thanks for helping make Visual Studio a better product and keep the great feedback coming!   Marie Hagman Visual Studio Program Manager

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Fixed or Not Repro

Recently I opened a discussion on the Microsoft responses to issues posted in the PFC. One question we’ve been grappling with that’s related is how to resolve bugs that repro on the original build the customer reported the issue for, but on our latest internal builds, it doesn’t repro anymore.   Should bugs that don’t…

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Suggestion of the Week

Ask and you shall receive! I’ve been thinking about a Suggestion of the Week since we started the Bug of the Week award because I run across so many great suggestions when hunting for bugs to award. So this week, I’d like to award the first Suggestion of the Week “Most Votes” Award to MSDN Product…

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Bug of the Week

This weeks Bug of the Week Award goes to MSDN Product Feedback Center user “Jouko Kynsijärvi” for the bug: Button renders text & focus rectangle inconsistently compared to native Win32 button   Thanks for helping make Visual Studio a better product and keep the great feedback coming!   Marie Hagman Visual Studio Program Manager

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