Visual Studio 2015 FAQ

Since we released Visual Studio 2015 on July 20th we’ve been busily answering questions on our forums, here on the blog, on Connect, and on StackOverflow. Here are some of the common questions. Install / Setup Why is my setup taking so long / hanging partway through. What’s going on? Where are the ISO Images… Read more

Improving Setup in Visual Studio 2013 Update 2

A few weeks ago at the Build conference, we released a release candidate of the second update to Visual Studio 2013. This update of Visual Studio contained significant new functionality including being able to create Universal Apps for both Windows and Windows Phone. To be able to target Windows Phone, developers need to use emulators… Read more

Announcing availability of ISOs for Visual Studio Updates

Last month, we shipped Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 (VS2012.2). We’re continuing to see good uptake of the Update releases, with the majority of Visual Studio 2012 users now running on VS Update. We’re also hearing positive feedback on the VS Update cadence, and the ongoing improvements that it brings to Visual Studio customers. Many customers have been installing… Read more

Setup Improvements for Visual Studio

Setup is the first experience most of us have of Visual Studio, and in the Visual Studio 2012 we’ve made significant investments in improving your experience. Many of you have already told us you like our new setup user interface (thank you!). We have also been investing in ratcheting up the speed at which we… Read more