Try the Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 CTP 2

The Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 CTP 2 is ready for you to download and try. Our team remains committed to delivering regular improvements to Visual Studio 2013 through new capabilities and bug fixes. The update for Visual Studio 2013 offers improvements in a number of areas including Team Foundation Server, testing tools, the debugger,… Read more

Updates to Editor Enhancements in Visual Studio 2013

In Visual Studio 2013 we have added many new features to the editor. To get a low down on how these features can help enhance productivity checkout our previous post on Visual Studio 2013 New Editor Features as well as What’s new in Visual Studio 2013 – IDE on MSDN. Today, we want to share… Read more

Visual Studio 2013 released to web!

Visual Studio 2013 is now available for download! We hope you are as delighted with this release as we are to bring it to you. You can learn more about what’s new in Visual Studio 2013 on the Visual Studio website. Also mark your calendars to join us for the Visual Studio 2013 virtual launch event on… Read more

LightSwitch Performance Win in Visual Studio 2013

With the release of Visual Studio 2013 RC, we on the LightSwitch Team have made some changes in how much bandwidth our HTML Client and Server use when communicating. Let’s take a look at what we did and how it can be useful to both developers and users of LightSwitch applications. A Slimmer ODATA Format… Read more

Visual Studio Start Page: Through the ages

When we started planning the first truly integrated version of Visual Studio (prior to that Visual Studio was predominantly a collection of tools boxed together) we wanted to help developers get started with the new version. To do this we introduce a common start page for Visual Studio. Visual Studio.NET Figure 1 Visual Studio .NET… Read more

Designing pixel perfect layouts in Visual Studio 2013 and Blend

It’s a familiar scenario. You’re developing your application and you’ve got a design in mind. It may have come from a professional designer or a sketch on the back of a cocktail napkin, but you need to move from a concept to a working, implemented design. This can be easier said than done. When your… Read more

Visual Studio 2013 RC available now!

Today, we announced that the Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate is now available for download on our Visual Studio product site. We are also excited to share that the Visual Studio 2013 Launch is on Nov 13th 2013. Save the date to participate in all the excitement, more details about the event can be found… Read more

Visual Studio 2013 Preview Available Now!

Today in the keynote at BUILD we announced the availability of Visual Studio 2013 Preview that can be downloaded here. Make sure to visit Somasegar’s blog for a look at what’s new in this release of Visual Studio and you can also find additional resources on getting started with Visual Studio 2013 Preview, on MSDN…. Read more