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Staying up to date with relevant news about your tech stack and virtual events is not always easy. There are lots of different sources and seeking out the information can be time-consuming. To help get you the information you need, we’re experimenting with bringing back Developer News inside Visual Studio – this time with some refreshing ...

Removing out-of-support components from your Visual Studio installations

Visual Studio is a rich IDE that provides an abundant collection of tools and functionality for developers to use in every stage of software development. As we all know, technologies change over time, some faster than others; consequently, certain components that are initially included with Visual Studio may go out of support faster than the ...

.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 ...