Connect(“demos”); // 2016: BikeSharing360 on GitHub

Microsoft loves developers and is constantly investing in enabling the future of development with cloud-first, mobile-first solutions that serve any developer, any application, and any platform. During our Connect(); event this year we presented 15 demos in Scott Guthrie’s and Scott Hanselman’s keynotes. If you missed the keynotes, you can watch the recording in Channel… 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

Announcing the new Visual Studio for Mac

At this morning’s Connect(); 2016 keynote, Nat Friedman and James Montemagno introduced Visual Studio for Mac, the newest member of the Visual Studio family.Visual Studio for Mac is a developer environment optimized for building mobile and cloud apps with Xamarin and .NET. It is a one-stop shop for .NET development on the Mac, including Android, iOS,… Read more

Introducing Visual Studio Mobile Center (Preview)

During this morning’s Connect(); 2016 keynote, I introduced the preview of Visual Studio Mobile Center, a set of cloud services for building and managing your mobile apps. Mobile Center is designed for all apps targeting iOS and Android, including apps written in Swift, Objective-C, Java, Xamarin, and React Native. Mission Control for your Mobile Apps… Read more

Join us this November for Connect(); 2016

Today, I am excited to announce that our popular developer event Connect(); is back for a third year on November 16th and 17th and will be live-streamed globally from New York City. I encourage you to save the date for what promises to be our best Connect(); yet. At Connect(); 2016, Executive Vice President Scott… Read more

Top News from October-December 2015, Part 2

In Part 1 of this post I shared news from the fall on Visual Studio, .NET, ASP.NET, and languages. Here I’ll conclude the roll-up with news around Connect(); //2015, cross-platform development,. Visual Studio Code, Windows 10, and a little more. Connect(); //2015: Our second Connect(); event was, to my mind, even more impressive than the… Read more

Microsoft Connect (); // 2015 Developer Event Set for November 18-19

Microsoft is a developer company, so there’s nothing we love more than connecting with developers to share our latest tools, technologies and plans for the future. I therefore invite you to set your calendar for November 18-19 for Connect (); // 2015 – when Microsoft hosts its premier fall developer event, streamed live and for… Read more

A Day in the Life of Visual Studio Send a Smile Feedback

Last time we talked about the Feedback Tools in Visual Studio 2015 RTM and I shared how you can send us feedback. In this post, I am going to share what happens to the feedback after you send it to us. There are two key goals that we have for the feedback that you share:… Read more

Visual Studio Customer Feedback Channels

We’ve shipped Visual Studio 2015 RTM and you have all been a key part of this with your feedback and great ideas, Thank you! But wait, that doesn’t mean your job is over :). We still need to hear from you about what is good, bad, or ugly in VS 2015 so we can know… Read more