Jacqueline Widdis

Release Manager, Visual Studio Release Team

Jacqueline joined Microsoft as a Release Manager in April, 2019. She helps teams collaborate between teams to launch Visual Studio for Windows. She is also an advocate and mentor for transitioning veterans and military spouses looking to pivot in their careers. She lives in Bellevue, Washington with two children still at home and one pursuing Software Engineering in college. She enjoys volunteering as a mentor to youth, Crossfit, musical theater, and playing with her three rescue dogs.

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Visual Studio 2019 version 16.6 Preview 2 Brings New Features Your Way

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Visual Studio 2019 version 16.5 and 16.6 Preview 1 are available today. Included in this release are updates in .NET Productivity, .NET Mobile development, C++, and debugging.

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As we continue to deliver on our mission of any developer, any app, any platform, it's always an exciting time on the Visual Studio team when we get to launch major features.  Today we've released Visual Studio 2019 version 16.3 which contains support for the release of .NET Core 3.0, significant C++ improvements, and great updates for ...

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