Leslie Richardson

Program Manager, Visual Studio Extensibility

Leslie is a Program Manager on the Visual Studio Extensibility team, focusing primarily on improving the overall extensibility experience and feature set.

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VS 2022 Launch Recap: Extensibility

The recent Visual Studio 2022 Launch event was jam-packed with content, and that included updates on extensibility! Check out the VS 2022 Launch videos on extensibility that you may have missed!

How Can We Improve Extensibility in Visual Studio?

We are working on exciting, major updates to how extensions are written and used in Visual Studio, but it’s a long road to completing them.  In the meantime, we’d love your ideas on what we can do in the more immediate future to improve how you use or write extensions.

Where Are My Favorite Extensions in Visual Studio 2022?

Want to continue using your favorite extensions in VS 2022 but aren’t sure where they are? Check out this post to learn how to find them in the Marketplace, outside the Marketplace, or as integrated VS features!

The Future of Visual Studio Extensibility is Here!

Visual Studio 2022 seeks to greatly improve your overall development experience, and we're moving forward with that journey in improving VS extension writing and usage today!  We have several exciting extensibility updates that are either available now or on the horizon, so let's check them out!

Boost your productivity with Productivity Power Tools Extensions in Visual Studio 2022!

Need a set of extensions to help improve your productivity? We’re excited to announce that one of the most popular and anticipated sets of extensions is now available to download for VS 2022 today: Productivity Power Tools for Visual Studio 2022!

The Future of Visual Studio Extensions

As we continue improving Visual Studio and expanding to the cloud, let's talk about our upcoming plans to improve the ways we write and use extensions.

Debugging Async Code: Parallel Stacks for Tasks

Want a visual depiction of how your async code is executing in Visual Studio? Check out the newly updated Parallel Stacks for Tasks window!

How Do I Debug Async Code in Visual Studio?

Debugging async code is challenging. Let's explore some Visual Studio tools that can help you debug your async programs easier!

How Do I Think About Async Code?!

What's asynchronous code? When and why should you use it? Check out this introduction to asynchronous code and how you can apply it to your future programs!

Pinnable Properties: Debug & Display Managed Objects YOUR Way

Want to quickly identify objects by more than just their type while debugging? You can now pin object properties to the top of your debugger displays using the new Pinnable Properties tool in Visual Studio 2019 16.4!