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Announcing C# Dev Kit for Visual Studio Code

We are thrilled to announce the preview release of C# Dev Kit, a new Visual Studio Code extension that brings an improved editor-first C# development experience to Linux, macOS, and Windows. The C# Dev Kit is designed to enhance your C# productivity when you’re working in VS Code. It works together with the C# extension, which has been ...

Create a Microsoft Power App for your ASP.NET Core Web API

Boost your developer journey by easily creating front ends for your web APIs. Low-code tooling is becoming increasingly popular among developers because it allows them to create applications faster and with less code. In Visual Studio 2022 17.6 preview 2, you can now connect to the Microsoft Power Platform via connected services and create ...

Visual Studio 2022 – 17.5 Released

We’re excited to announce that Visual Studio 17.5 is now generally available. This release is full of updates that take friction out of your daily workflows making it easier for you stay in the zone while you code. Features like all-in-one search and intent-based suggestions help you move faster, while improved build and debug speeds ensure ...

It’s finally here. Bicep is in Visual Studio!

In less than two years, Bicep’s VS Code extension has grown from zero users to more than 15 thousand a month. In addition to the Bicep extension's success, millions of resources are now deployed with Bicep files via Azure CLI and Azure PowerShell. Our incredible community has not only shaped the suite of Bicep features we know and love today...

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 ...