VS2010 Beta2 performance and other issues

Just a few words of encouragement today:  I can’t emphasize enough how valueable your feedback is to us at this point; no matter how hard we try we simply cannot duplicate the diversity that is the real world.  We need to know what’s really working out there — what works for us isn’t enough.  Whether…

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Inside Visual Studio Beta 2 – Performance and Reliability

After my keynote speech yesterday at the Development Tools Ecosystem Summit Charles Torre caught up with me and we made this video.  Hot off the presses: Rico Mariani: Inside Visual Studio Beta 2 – Performance and Reliability It’s super-exciting 🙂 If you missed the keynote you can get virtually all the content by watching this video and…

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My History of Visual Studio (Part 10, final)

[All the other Parts: History of Visual Studio]  [Visit the Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta web site for the latest info] Visual Studio 2008 Winds Down, Visual Studio 2010 Begins Just as things were starting to wind down on VS2008, I got a new assignment.  I was going to be Chief…

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My History of Visual Studio (Part 9)

[All the other Parts: History of Visual Studio]  In the last posting I talked about the “Whidbey” release, VS2005, but I feel like I left out two really important aspects so I’d like to start this part by rewinding a bit for those two topics. I had mentioned in Part 7 that some of the…

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My History of Visual Studio (Part 8)

[All the other Parts: History of Visual Studio]  I can’t really talk about what was going on in the IDE without covering what was happening in the runtime because their fates are so intertwined, so even though it’s off topic a little bit, allow me to cover some details from Framework 2.0. “Longhorn”, which became…

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My History of Visual Studio (Part 7)

[All the other Parts: History of Visual Studio] [I know I promised to talk about “Whidbey” in this installment but I realized I needed a bridge to get there or else I’d totally skip over “Everett” – so this is that bridge.] In MSN the arrival of the .NET Framework and Visual Studio .NET was…

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My History of Visual Studio (Part 6)

[All the other Parts: History of Visual Studio] The years 1998 to 2002 were very busy ones in the Developer Division.  I’ve previously written about “Dolphin” and I tried to give a sense of exactly how much changed during the Dolphin release and the sheer volume of work it required, but I think this period…

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My History of Visual Studio (Part 5)

[All the other Parts: History of Visual Studio] We’re still on the part of the story where I was off working in MSN which means all I can give you are the first- and second-hand stories that I’ve heard over the years. So I guess that makes them second- and third- hand to you.  This…

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My History of Visual Studio (Part 4)

[All the other Parts: History of Visual Studio] I didn’t really intend to write one of these per day but here it is day 4 and we’re still going strong.  I’d like to take a moment to thank the many people who commented on this series either here, or on their own blogs, or elsewhere. …

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My History of Visual Studio (Part 3)

[All the other Parts: History of Visual Studio] I was going to go forward again in this installment but I got some requests to talk about some older things again before I did that.  You might be getting bored of the distant past so I’ll try to keep that part short. There were some other…

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