Amanda Silver

CVP of Product and General Manager for Microsoft's first-party engineering systems, Developer Division

Amanda Silver is the CVP of Product for Microsoft's Developer Division, which includes the Visual Studio family of products, .NET, TypeScript, and our developer platforms. She has been key to Microsoft's transformation to contribute to open source with the introduction of TypeScript, Visual Studio Code, and the acquisition of both Xamarin and GitHub. She believes that a tight digital feedback loop with zero distance between end-users and engineering teams is a critical element of great product development.

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Maximizing joy and minimizing toil with great developer experiences

The future always starts with developers. They determine the speed of innovation, and never has that been more true than today, in the era of Generative AI. We’re already seeing GenAI have a profound impact on the way that we build applications and collaborate with our colleagues. More developers will be empowered to create with technology ...

Visual Studio 2022 now available

I am really excited to announce that we've reached general availability for Visual Studio 2022. Watch the keynote on YouTube.

Join us November 8 for the Launch of Visual Studio 2022

On behalf of our entire team, I’m excited to announce the upcoming release of Visual Studio 2022 on November 8, and the immediate availability of the Visual Studio 2022 Release Candidate (RC) and Preview 5. We invite you to explore the latest capabilities of Visual Studio 2022 at our virtual launch event on November 8. Throughout the day, ...

Visual Studio 2022

  All of our product development begins and ends with you—whether you posted on Developer Community, filled out a survey, sent us feedback, or took part in a customer study, thank you for helping to continue to steer the product roadmap for Visual Studio. I have exciting news—the first public preview of Visual Studio 2022 ...

Re-imagining developer productivity with AI-assisted tools

Harnessing the wisdom of the community, Visual Studio IntelliCode is revolutionizing developer productivity. We started with AI-assisted IntelliSense and are now expanding the application of artificial intelligence to accelerate learning, radically improve development agility, and increase code quality whole line completions and refactoring.

Join us April 2nd for the Launch of Visual Studio 2019!

I’m excited to announce the upcoming release of Visual Studio 2019 on April 2, 2019 at the Visual Studio 2019 Launch Event. Join us online starting at 9 AM Pacific Time for demos and conversations centered around development with Visual Studio 2019, Azure DevOps, and GitHub.

Introducing Visual Studio IntelliCode

Learn how Visual Studio IntelliCode brings you next generation developer productivity via AI-assisted development, tailored to your code context. Try it out by downloading the experimental extension for Visual Studio 2017 that provides AI-powered IntelliSense.