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Just-in-time refactoring made even easier with IntelliCode auto suggested code for C#
Just-in-time refactoring made even easier with IntelliCode auto suggested code for C#
Have you ever wondered if there was a tool to help you with routine code tasks like writing common constructors or inserting similar code to a few different spots? Maybe you even know some code actions or refactorings that can help you. But at the time you could have used the code action, you typed the change instead, because you remembered ...
Visual Studio 2022 17.2 is now available!
Visual Studio 2022 17.2 is now available!
Today we are pleased to release Visual Studio 2022 17.2 as generally available. We want to acknowledge and thank all developers like you that continue to provide us valuable feedback on your experiences using Visual Studio 2022 for helping shape the product and be a part of our release! This release brings continued improvements to the ...
Visual Studio on an ultra-wide monitor
Visual Studio on an ultra-wide monitor
A growing number of Visual Studio customers use ultra-wide monitors today. Ultra-wide means wider than a traditional 16:9 widescreen display – usually 3440x1440 or larger resolution. They seem to be gaining popularity among developers and I’m curious how Visual Studio can use all this extra space. So, I asked people on Twitter to send me ...
View .NET collections with the new IEnumerable Debugger Visualizer
View .NET collections with the new IEnumerable Debugger Visualizer
While debugging .NET code, inspecting a large and complex collection object can be tedious and difficult. Hence, starting from Visual Studio 17.2. Preview 2, we are introducing a new Visualizer, which will help you view IEnumerable objects such as Arrays, List, etc. in a customized tabular view.  The IEnumerable visualizer will display ...
Introducing a New Way to Search Your Code and Visual Studio Features
Introducing a New Way to Search Your Code and Visual Studio Features
All developers search within their code, in one way or another. Some might use code search to explore their code and understand how some components work; others might use code search to get to a very specific location they have in mind. Either way, as a developer yourself, sometimes this process of searching and finding a location might be ...
Supercharge your Git experience in VS
Supercharge your Git experience in VS
Have you experienced delays when viewing your Git repository or branch history in Visual Studio? Have you run a network command like force-push and had to wait for the operation to complete? Your Git repository may be having performance issues due to its large size. We are happy to integrate a relatively new Git feature called the commit graph...