A quick review of announcements from today’s 16/11/2016 Connect(); 2016 event in New York
Visual Studio for Mac is a new Visual Studio IDE. It’s built from the ground up for the Mac and focuses on full-stack, client-to-cloud native mobile development, using Xamarin for Visual Studio, ASP.Net Core, and Azure. To learn more, read Miguel de Icaza’s blog post introducing Visual Studio for Mac. The download is available from here.
Visual Studio Mobile Center is “mission control for mobile apps.” It brings together multiple services commonly used by mobile developers into a single, integrated service that allows you to build, test, deploy, and monitor cloud attached apps in one place. To learn more, please read Nat Friedman’s blog post elaborating on Visual Studio Mobile Center.
Visual Studio 2017 RC focuses on improved productivity, refined fundamentals (performance improvements across all areas in VS 2017), streamlined cloud development, and great mobile development. To learn more, read the details in John Montgomery’s post announcing Visual Studio 2017 RC. The download is available here.
Team Foundation Server 2017 RTM and Visual Studio Team Services is bringing general availability to Application Insights, Package Management service, Code Search, and 3rd party commerce to on-premises extensions. To learn more, please read Brian Harry’s blog post. Get started here.