Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta period extended

In October, we shipped Beta 2 of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.  Since then, we have received a lot of helpful, constructive feedback from you all.  Thank you.   A lot of you have given us very positive feedback on the new capabilities of VS 2010 and .NET Framework 4 and are very…

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Building setup and deployment packages in VS 2010

Developing and refining your code is an important part of building your application.  Once it’s built, you need to deploy that before your customers can start seeing the benefits of using the application.  For many applications, the most reliable way to deploy is to build a setup project that packages your application’s components into an…

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Creating extensions for VS 2010

While Visual Studio has a wealth of functionality built in, one of the keys to any modern platform is extensibility. A main focus for us in Visual Studio 2010 has been to improve not only our API’s, but also the general ecosystem that surrounds extension development. The goal is simple – we want to make…

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