Azure Notebooks now support F#

Last week I blogged about the availability of the new Data Storage and Data Science workloads in Visual Studio 2017 RC. The Data Science workload specifically provides support for the following: R integration, along with Microsoft’s optimized R libraries Python integration, along with the Anaconda distro F# integration with FSharp.Data, FsLab and Nuget libraries These… Read more

Harness the Power of the Redesigned Start Page

In Visual Studio 2017 RC, we brought you a faster installation, better performance, and new productivity features. One of these productivity features is a redesigned Start Page that prioritizes the actions that help you get to code and start working faster. Most Recently Used (MRU) List We’ve heard from you that the MRU is the… Read more

Productivity in Visual Studio 2017 RC

We know that many developers choose Visual Studio because of its powerful, yet natural, productivity features that help you stay “in the zone”. Visual Studio 2017 RC brings many improvements in this regard, helping you stay even more focused on your program rather than on the tools you use to build it. Download it now… Read more

More Productive JavaScript in Visual Studio 2017 RC

We know you choose Visual Studio for JavaScript editing because it provides tools that make you the most productive. In Visual Studio 2017 RC, we’ve been focusing on improving the things you use most so that you can spend even more time focusing on coding. In this post, we will highlight some of the most… Read more

Live Unit Testing in Visual Studio 2017 RC

We are very proud to introduce a new feature in Visual Studio 2017 called Live Unit Testing ! This feature will make it easy for you to maintain quality and test coverage during rapid development and take your productivity to a whole new level. Imagine you are fixing a bug in a code base which… Read more

The Data Science Workloads in Visual Studio 2017 RC

From getting an automatic photo tag on Facebook, to a product recommendation online, to searching your photos using keywords, or getting a fraud alert on your credit card, … Machine Learning and Data Science are all around us in one form or another. Today we’re delighted to announce that Visual Studio 2017 RC now has… Read more

Whats’s new for iOS and Android developers using JavaScript?

With the release of Visual Studio 2017 RC this week, we’re introducing you to the latest and greatest release of the Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova (TACO). In this release, we’re tackling the big problems – the issues we know you face every day as mobile developers. They fall into two major themes: Fast,… Read more

Visual Studio Tools for Unity 3 Preview

Today at Connect() we announced the release of the Visual Studio Tools for Unity 3 Preview. VSTU is Microsoft’s free Visual Studio add-on that enables a rich programming and debugging experience for working with the Unity gaming tools and platform. VSTU 3 Preview is part of the «Game Development with Unity» workload that you can… Read more

The expanding Visual Studio family of products

The core of our vision is “Any Developer, Any App, Any Platform.” With our Visual Studio family of products, we are committed to bringing you the most powerful and productive development tools and services for any developer to build mobile-first and cloud-first apps across Windows, iOS, Android, and Linux. Our existing Visual Studio family of… Read more

Visual Studio 2017 Release Candidate

Today during the Connect(); 2016 event we announced the availability of the release candidate of the next version of Visual Studio, Visual Studio 2017 Release Candidate. Thank you to those who tried out the pre-builds and previews and provided feedback. Your feedback always plays an important role in the successful release of Visual Studio. This… Read more