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Extend your App Success with Visual Studio 2017 Launch Partners

Since the release of Visual Studio 2015, the ecosystem of technologies around Visual Studio has diversified and grown significantly.  That is why the Visual Studio Partner Program now represents over 6,500 extensions and integrations across Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, Visual Studio Team Services, and Xamarin.  This vibrant community ...

Announcing Visual Studio 2017 General Availability… and more

Since we released the Visual Studio 2017 Release Candidate, we’ve had nearly 700,000 downloads! We’ve been busy taking customer feedback and enhancing the user experience to deliver the most powerful and productive version of Visual Studio yet. We’ve also been fine-tuning the Visual Studio family of tools. Now, the day that we have been working toward is here.

Productivity Power Tools for Visual Studio 2017

As we are getting set up to launch Visual Studio 2017 tomorrow, we wanted to let you know that we have released the Productivity Power Tools for Visual Studio 2017. So, you’ll be able to hit the ground running with all your favorite productivity features. The Productivity Power Tools is a collection of extensions that improve the developer ...

Avoid these six mobile development pitfalls

In our previous post in this series, we talked about the three shifts you need to make to set your mobile apps apart. As you implement your winning strategy, plan to tackle the six common challenges discussed below, ranging from meeting demand to post-release improvement. Discover how industry leaders tackle these issues in the e-book, Out-...