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

Productivity Power Tools for Visual Studio 2017

As we are getting set up to launch Visual Studio 2017 tomorrow, we wanted to let you know that we have released the Productivity Power Tools for Visual Studio 2017. So, you’ll be able to hit the ground running with all your favorite productivity features. The Productivity Power Tools is a collection of extensions that… Read more

Join Us: Visual Studio 2017 Launch Event and 20th Anniversary

Twenty-five years ago, I started my first day at Microsoft as a developer on the Access team, and then as a developer on a newly created product – Visual InterDev. I remember how the emphasis was on the Visual part of our various product offerings, we have come a long way to the Visual Studio… 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

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