We’re happy to have shipped Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 (grab a copy here!). This is a quick glance at the Visual C++ bugs resolved that were reported on the Microsoft Connect portal. We have fixed 330 Connect and VS Feedback bugs in the compiler frontend,
The Visual C++ Team is pleased to announce the VC++ 2015 Migration Virtual Development Laboratory (Virtual DevLab) which will run from April 18th through September 30th of this year.
A Virtual DevLab is a kind of remote assistance where Microsoft’s Visual C++ Team will help you with questions and code inspection.
The C++ Standard has only a handful of requirements regarding how a class is laid out in memory, one of which is that the size of a most derived object shall have a non-zero size and shall occupy one or more bytes of storage.
We continue to receive many helpful suggestions and comments from the community on the Visual Studio UserVoice site. Your contributions help us improve Visual Studio and the C++ experience for developers. Thank you.
The following suggestions were marked as “completed” for Visual Studio 2015 (up to Update 2 RC):
Automate the installation of Boost
C++ Edit and Continue in the new debug engine
C++ has the same templates as Visual Basic and C#
Fix IntelliSense performance / slow parsing
Improve C++ intelliSense for pointers
Improve link throughput (Multithreaded C/C++ linker)
Make “Go To Definition”