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Visual Studio at Microsoft Build 2022

This week we had Microsoft Build 2022 and there were some announcements made in Amanda Silver’s Theme session and multiple breakouts that are exciting for Visual Studio users, like you. We released the .NET Multi-platform App UI (a.k.a. .NET MAUI), announced Microsoft Dev Box, Azure Deployment Environments and Visual Studio on Arm64. With ...

Introducing the private preview of port tunneling in Visual Studio for ASP.NET Core projects

In Visual Studio 2022 17.3 Preview 1.1 we added support to port tunneling (forwarding) to your ASP.NET Core web projects. Port tunneling enables connections between machines that cannot directly connect to each other. Port tunneling is also referred to as port forwarding, or web tunneling. Some cases where you may want to use port tunneling ...

All-In-One Search Is Getting Slicker

Since we first previewed a brand new way to search your code called the All-In-One Search with Visual Studio 17.2, we’ve been making updates to the UI to make it feel slicker and help you search your code faster! In 17.3, we’ve continued to build on the preview. You’ll find the following notable changes in the latest version...

Visual Studio 2022 for Mac Release Candidate 2

Visual Studio 2022 for Mac 17.0 Release Candidate 2 is now available! In this release, we’ve focused on addressing top reported issues from the first release candidate. This work builds on top of earlier previews where we’ve moved the UI of the IDE to fully native macOS UI and migrated the IDE to run on top of .NET 6 (enabling native ...

Just-in-time refactoring made even easier with IntelliCode auto suggested code for C#

Have you ever wondered if there was a tool to help you with routine code tasks like writing common constructors or inserting similar code to a few different spots? Maybe you even know some code actions or refactorings that can help you. But at the time you could have used the code action, you typed the change instead, because you remembered ...

Visual Studio 2022 17.2 is now available!

Today we are pleased to release Visual Studio 2022 17.2 as generally available. We want to acknowledge and thank all developers like you that continue to provide us valuable feedback on your experiences using Visual Studio 2022 for helping shape the product and be a part of our release! This release brings continued improvements to the ...

Visual Studio on an ultra-wide monitor

A growing number of Visual Studio customers use ultra-wide monitors today. Ultra-wide means wider than a traditional 16:9 widescreen display – usually 3440x1440 or larger resolution. They seem to be gaining popularity among developers and I’m curious how Visual Studio can use all this extra space. So, I asked people on Twitter to send me ...

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