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My favorite features in Visual Studio 17.8

It was a busy week for the Visual Studio team, preparing for both Ignite and .NET Conf. And releasing the latest version of Visual Studio 2022 which is now up to version 17.8. There were lots of announcements of cool new features, AI enhancements, performance improvements, and much more. That was a lot to digest, so I thought I’d bring ...


Updated: Azure DevOps Server 2022.1 RTW now available

12/5 Update: There is a known issue where the Agent version does not update after upgrading to Azure DevOps Server 2022.1 and using Update Agent in Agent Pool configuration. We are currently working on a patch to resolve this issue and will share updates in the Developer Community as we make progress. In the meantime, you can find a workaround...


Write Your Git Commits with GitHub Copilot

After spending hours on a bug fix or a feature update, often the last thing we developers want to do is carefully explain the contents of the Git commit. The latest Visual Studio preview is here to help. Use the new generated Git commit message feature to help you describe your set of changes. You can then refine the message with "why" the ...


Data API builder 0.9.7 Released

There has been a lot of news and exciting announcements in the past days and Data API builder now join the long list of releases that you don't want to miss. Version 0.9.7 introduces some interesting features, especially around observability and logging, to make it easier to figure out what's going on behind the scenes. Enable Application ...