CppCon Videos Available

In case you missed CppCon or attended but missed a few sessions (or want to review), videos for most of the talks are available on You Tube. There is plenty there for developers of all experience and temperament including: C++ in Microsoft Office: How Microsoft Uses C++ to Deliver Office Applications Across Windows, Apple, Android,… Read more

Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 Release Candidate

The Release Candidate of Visual Studio 2013 update 4 is here. Download Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 RC Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 KB article Announcement on Brian Harry’s blog, Visual Studio and TFS 2013.4 (Update 4) Release Candidate Visit the KB for all the details!  … Read more

HiLo Desktop sample updated

Hey, all! Doug Erickson from the Visual Studio content and samples team here. We’ve made a couple spot fixes to the popular HiLo C++  sample, and converted it to a Visual Studio 2013 project. Hopefully, this will clear up the issues many of you have been having. If you encounter other issues, leave us feedback… Read more

Visual Studio 2010 for C++ Development Survey Follow Up

Thanks to the over hundreds of developers who completed our upgrade survey and the select group that agreed to be contacted and spoke to us 1:1. As always, we appreciate the breadth of participants and helpfulness of responses. Three of the top upgrade blockers are cost, breaking changes and third-party library compatibility. One thing we… Read more

C++ Debugging Improvements in Visual Studio "14"

In Visual Studio 2015 we’ve introduced two improvements to the C++ debugging experience to address pain points that we’ve heard from you. Improved startup performance when launching applications (F5), and reduced the chance functions called from the Watch or Immediate windows deadlocking. Improved startup performance on F5 When a process is launched by a native debugger, Windows… Read more