.NET MAUI is now available in Visual Studio for Mac 17.4

I am excited to share the news that .NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI) is now available in Visual Studio for Mac!  .NET MAUI tooling shipped in the 17.4 preview Visual Studio for Mac release in August, and then on November 8th we shipped the general availability of .NET MAUI tooling in the 17.4 stable release.   This release has also ...

Visual Studio 2022 Performance Enhancements 17.4

Every new Visual Studio release includes new performance improvements that make the product faster and more responsive. 17.4 has some significant improvements across common scenarios like  Find in Files, Branch switching, configuration changes, unit testing, C++ indexing and file saving. We use product telemetry from our GA releases to set ...

Enable Group Policy Settings with Visual Studio Administrative Templates (ADMX)

IT Administrators often want to control, via group policy, certain aspects of Visual Studio behavior to achieve consistency, compliance, and compatibility across their organizations. One challenge has been that there was no easy way to discover what global policies exist for Visual Studio. Because there was no centralized repository that ...

Multi-repository Support Released!

As one of our most highly request features with Developer Community, we are so happy to announce the release of multi-repository support in Visual Studio 2022. Support for multiple repositories means you can have up to 10 active Git repositories at once. This allows you to work with a solution that spans more than one repository, enabling git ...

Introducing Visual Studio Rollback!

Visual Studio IDE is a feature-rich program that supports many aspects of software development. Our customers can use VS to edit, debug, and build code, and then publish an app. The IDE also provides frequent updates to add additional features, make reliability improvements, and address security vulnerabilities, and we encourage customers to ...

Deploy Visual Studio updates to devices enrolled in Windows Update for Business

Starting in November 2022, IT Administrators can now deploy Visual Studio administrator security updates throughout their organization to cloud connected devices that are configured to use Windows Update for Business (WUfB) and are managed by mobile device management solutions such as Microsoft Endpoint Manager (also known as Intune). This ...

Arm64 Visual Studio is officially here!

We are happy to announce the first fully supported Arm64 version of Visual Studio that will natively run, allowing building, and debugging Arm64 apps on Arm-based processors. 17.4 GA delivers a native Arm64 experience for Visual Studio that eliminates the need for emulation in most developer workflows. While the improved x64 emulator helps ...

Visual Studio for Mac 17.4 is now available

Visual Studio for Mac v17.4 is available today! This release includes improvements to the editor like the new Editing State margin and the return of the Class pad, and fixes for issues that users have reported. We’re also releasing our first preview of Visual Studio for Mac 17.5 for people to see what we’ve got planned.  To update now...