Visual Studio 2008 Russian edition has just been Released!

I normally don’t make a big deal out of localized languages shipping but this one’s special.  We’ve been working on it for a long time (since I was still on the VS Setup team) so it’s great to see this come to life and finally be released to customers.  Visual Studio mainly ships in 9…

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What happened to msenv.pdb for Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1?

The build process in the developer division builds symbols for all our binaries on a daily basis.  Once we ship, we have a process that publishes those symbols to the online Microsoft Symbol Server to enable developers to debug into parts of Visual Studio. After we shipped VS 2008 SP1, the publishing process happened and…

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VS SDK Momentum

We’re picking up a lot of mometum with the Visual Studio 2008 SDK.  We have over 170,000 downloads of the Visual Studio SDK 1.0 and 1.1.  In comparison, the Visual Studio 2005 4.0 SDK has been around for a few years now and we’ve just passed half of its total downloads (337,000).  Our VS 2008…

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