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How do industry leaders set their mobile apps apart?

The past few years, innovation and increasingly savvy users have dramatically raised the bar for app quality. Industry leaders have taken notice, and they’re capitalizing on three core trends to stay ahead of their users—and their competition: (1) transitioning from basic apps to amazing mobile experiences; (2) evolving from simple, data-...

Join Us: Visual Studio 2017 Launch Event and 20th Anniversary

Twenty-five years ago, I started my first day at Microsoft as a developer on the Access team, and then as a developer on a newly created product – Visual InterDev. I remember how the emphasis was on the Visual part of our various product offerings, we have come a long way to the Visual Studio we have now. Today, I’m proud and humbled that Visual Studio is turning twenty – we’re celebrating two decades of Visual Studio! As we hit this great milestone, I’m also excited to announce that Visual Studio 2017 will be released on March 7.

Another Update to Visual Studio 2017 Release Candidate

Thank you for taking time to try out Visual Studio 2017 RC and sharing all your feedback. Today we have another update to Visual Studio 2017 Release Candidate which mostly contains bug fixes. Take a look at the Visual Studio 2017 Release Notes and Known Issues for the full list of what’s changed with this update. Please try this latest ...

Continuous Delivery Tools Extension for Visual Studio 2017

[UPDATE: 28th Nov 2017] Continuous Delivery Tools for Visual Studio now supports TFVC. You can configure continuous delivery for TFVC or Git repositories in a VSTS team project. Check out this blog post ( DevOps is all about getting your applications into customers’ hands quickly. The Continuous Delivery Tools for...