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New C# 7.0 features in Visual Studio “15” Preview 4

Over the past couple of previews, new C# language features have been trickling in, but Preview 4 marks a point where the majority of C# 7.0 are now available. Here's a code sample that uses a good number of these features, and that works in Preview 4 today: For a full write-up about tuples, deconstruction, pattern matching, local ...

Visual Studio “15” Preview 4

Today we released Visual Studio “15” Preview 4, introducing many new improvements and bug fixes that bring us one stage closer to the product’s completion. The highlight of this release is that nearly all of VS is running on the new setup engine, resulting in a smaller, faster and less impactful installation. The smallest install is ...

Fewer Visual Studio Sign-in Prompts

You've told us that Visual Studio makes you sign in WAY too often. Over the last year, we've released several improvements to help address your feedback. The keychain we released with Visual Studio 2015 made it possible to manage multiple identities in VS and gave you single sign-on across the IDE. In the last few updates, we’ve made changes...

Create high quality mobile apps with Ionic & Visual Studio

Are you a web developer building mobile applications today? Are you considering joining the ranks of web developers moving beyond the mobile web to mobile app development? If so, then we have a treat for you – a new set of Visual Studio templates, building on top of the Apache Cordova platform, Ionic UI framework, and using the TypeScript ...

Building Universal Windows apps targeting the Windows 10 Anniversary SDK

Today we are releasing an update to the Universal Windows App development tools in Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 to enable you to build apps that target the Windows 10 Anniversary SDK (build 14393). In addition, the Windows Store is now open for submissions of apps that target the Windows 10 Anniversary Update SDK. The Windows 10 Anniversary ...

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