Jon is a Senior Program Manager on the .NET Community team, working on .NET on macOS and supporting .NET live streams and virtual events. He's the author of several programming books, tutorials and video courses on .NET development.
Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.10 is available today! This release includes support for .NET 6 Preview 4, updated dialogs written using native macOS Cocoa, and performance improvements for solution load and project build.
Visual Studio for Mac version 8.10 is available for you to download today.
.NET 6 Preview 4 Support
We're excited to announce that Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.9 is available for you to download today. This release includes support for .NET 6 Preview 1, testing support for Unity applications, a preview of a new Quick Actions and Refactorings dialog, solution filter (.slnf file) support, and a new XML editor.
We just completed our Head First C# book contest! This blog post shows off some of the more creative solutions to the code challenge, and tells you how you can still get the first four chapters of the book for free.
In this guest post, Andrew Stellman explains his approach to teaching C# with Visual Studio, Visual Studio for Mac by emphasizing exploration, fun, and games. We're announcing a fun coding challenge for beginners, with a chance to win a copy of the new edition of Head First C# book.
Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.8 is available today! We’ve added support for developing applications with .NET 5 and debugging Blazor WebAssembly applications and included several improvements for Xamarin developers, including Xamarin.Forms 5.0 Preview support.
Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.7 is available today and includes support for gRPC / OpenAPI client generation and improved unit testing integration. Additionally, it includes several improvements for Xamarin developers, including Xamarin.Forms 4.8 Support. This release also includes initial support for macOS Big Sur, with the exception ...
A Progressive Web Application (PWA) is a Single Page Application (SPA) that uses modern browser APIs and capabilities to behave like a desktop app. Blazor WebAssembly (now in preview) includes support for Progressive Web Applications. This blog post walks you through building a basic Blazor PWA application.
Visual Studio 2019 for Mac Preview now includes an integrated terminal, with support for themes, search, multiple instances, and integration with the macOS terminal history. Read about the new features and find out how to try it out today!
We had a great time at the Visual Studio for Mac: Refresh(); event on February 24th! All the videos, slides, and links to demo code are available for you to watch, use for your own virtual events, blog posts, etc. in this repo.
In case you couldn’t watch it then, here’s a session recap and links to the on-demand videos:
Keynote: A ...
The Visual Studio for Mac Refresh(); event is just a few days away, starting on Monday, February 24, at 9 AM. We’ve got a great day of content planned. Make sure to “save the date” so you don’t forget over the weekend! https://aka.ms/vs4mac-event