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Introducing Visual Studio Administrator Updates
Introducing Visual Studio Administrator Updates
During the month of April 2021, Visual Studio will start publishing administrator updates to Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Studio 2019 via Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and the Microsoft Update Catalog. Enterprises will be able to then use standard deployment tools like Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager to easily roll out these...
Angular Language Service for Visual Studio Update
Angular Language Service for Visual Studio Update
Last August, the JavaScript/TypeScript tools team released the Angular Language Service for Visual Studio customers. We wanted to appeal to the many ASP.NET/ASP.NET Core users that are building their front-end projects with Angular. Though there was a lot of praise around this extension, the experience was not so great for all users...
What’s new with GitHub Actions tooling in Visual Studio
What’s new with GitHub Actions tooling in Visual Studio
In a previous post, using GitHub Actions in Visual Studio is as easy as right-click and Publish, we announced the efforts we added to Visual Studio extending our Publish experiences to introduce and assist customers into a repeatable, predictable continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) environment using GitHub Actions. Our Publish ...
Intelligent Visual Studio Search Service
Intelligent Visual Studio Search Service
In v16.9 Visual Studio release, we introduce the AI-powered Visual Studio Search service, which is integrated into the shortcut Ctrl+Q for intelligent Visual Studio feature searches. This blog post introduces the system architecture in high level details, including the core Azure services that we built and leveraged.