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Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 RC now Available

Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 RC is now available to download. This release has lots of small features and fixes for ASP.NET and web platform, Team Foundation Server, Visual C++, JavaScript Editor, Testing Tools, and some other areas. Specifically for updates to the web development tools checkout this new features announcement on .NET web ...

Python Tools 2.1 for Visual Studio

The final release of Python Tools 2.1 for Visual Studio (PTVS) is available for download. PTVS is available for Visual Studio 2010, Visual Studio 2012, and Visual Studio 2013. In addition to the other features listed below, PTVS 2.1 supports the free Visual Studio Express for Web and Express for Windows Desktop editions as well as Visual ...

Mobile Apps for Web Developers

The path of a mobile app developer often begins with a choice: develop for iOS, Android or Windows? It’s a choice that instantly diminishes the size of your potential audience, but developers often hold their nose and reluctantly make a decision. Those who need to reach all three app stores, choose to rewrite the application for each ...

Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova Azure VM Available

As part of providing pre-release versions of Visual Studio running as Azure Virtual Machines (VMs), we now provide you with an easy way to test drive the Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova. If you didn’t already know, we announced earlier this year that we are going to integrate Apache Cordova into Visual Studio. This will help ...

Visual Studio “14” CTP 4 and TypeScript 1.1 CTP Released

Today we released Visual Studio “14” CTP 4. To get started, download the bits (also available on MSDN subscriber downloads page), or use one of the VMs in Azure. This CTP includes all features and fixes from previous CTPs, and: ASP.NET vNext tooling and runtime updates. Visual Studio “14” CTP 4 supports NuGet Package Manager and ...

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