Configure Microsoft Graph applications in the latest Visual Studio 2017 Preview

In Visual Studio, you can now easily configure your projects to access data across Office 365 and Azure Active Directory through the Microsoft Graph. Microsoft Graph serves as the single gateway for developers to access APIs for Exchange, SharePoint, Azure AD, OneNote, Planner, Excel, and more. It provides one REST API endpoint across all of… Read more

Visual Studio for Mac: now generally available

Today at the Microsoft Build conference, we announced the general availability of Visual Studio 2017 for Mac. Visual Studio for Mac is a full-featured IDE built natively for the Mac, to help you develop, debug, and test anything from mobile and web apps to games. Teams across PC and Mac can share code seamlessly by… Read more

A fresh update to Visual Studio 2017 and the next preview

In his Build 2017 keynote, Scott Guthrie made several announcements across partnerships, new Azure service capabilities, and the Visual Studio family. If you didn’t get a chance to watch the keynote, check out ScottGu’s blog post. The recording of the keynote should be available later. From a Visual Studio product family perspective, the significant announcements are:… Read more

Announcing New Innovations to Help Every Developer Achieve More with Microsoft Azure

More than ever, organizations are relying on developers to create breakthrough experiences. From start-ups to enterprises to government agencies, developers are creating new digital experiences that are redefining organizations to empower us all. The cloud is a key enabler for this era, bringing powerful, new technology to developers across the globe. But, the cloud also… Read more

Automatically build and deploy ASP.NET Core projects to Azure App Services

Over the last few updates we’ve been working on evening out our support for popular scenarios. Earlier this month we added support for setting up an automated DevOps pipeline in Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) that pulls source from a public or private GitHub repository. TFVC is another scenario we’re working on to round out… Read more

New Offline Books for Visual Studio 2017 Available for Download

Today we are happy to announce that new offline books for Visual Studio 2017 are now available for download. Now you can easily download content published on MSDN and Docs for consumption on-the-go, without needing an active internet connection. We are also hosting the book generation and fetching services entirely on Microsoft Azure, which makes… Read more

Visual Studio 2017 Preview 15.2

Today we are releasing Visual Studio 2017 Preview 15.2. For information on what this preview contains, please refer to the Visual Studio 2017 Preview release notes. If you haven’t heard about our new Preview releases, do take a few minutes to learn about them on the Visual Studio Preview page on visualstudio.com. As always, we… Read more

Visual Studio for Mac to the Cloud and Beyond

In November, we announced Visual Studio for Mac, a fully featured IDE that we hope will help every Mac developer create mobile and cloud applications. We started with a solid foundation for mobile development using Xamarin, and cloud development using .NET Core. Over the past few months we have been working on porting C# code… Read more

End of Support for Visual Studio 2008 – in One Year

In line with our ten-year support policy, Visual Studio 2008, its associated products, runtimes, and components will cease to be supported from April 10, 2018. Though your Visual Studio 2008 applications will continue to work, we encourage you to port, migrate, and upgrade your Visual Studio projects over the next year, to ensure you continue… Read more

Visual Studio 2017 Update

We’ve released an update to Visual Studio 2017 and you can download it and start using it today. In this update, which will show up in Help/About as 15.1 (26403.0), we’ve added support for the Windows 10 Creators Update SDK, added support in Xamarin Workbooks for C# 7, and updated the Redgate Data Tools. There… Read more