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Say hello to the new Visual Studio terminal!

  Building on the momentum from the recently announced Developer PowerShell, we are excited to share the first preview of the new Visual Studio terminal. This new preview experience is part of Visual Studio version 16.3 Preview 3.   Rather than build everything from scratch, the Visual Studio terminal shares most of its ...

The PowerShell you know and love now with a side of Visual Studio

While we know that many of you enjoy, and rely on the Visual Studio Command Prompt, some of you told us that you would prefer to have a PowerShell version of the tool. We are happy to share that in Visual Studio 2019 version 16.2, we added a new Developer PowerShell! Using the new Developer PowerShell We also added two new menu entries, ...

Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.2 is now available (and a Preview for 8.3)

Today we are announcing the release of Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.2, as well as Preview 1 of version 8.3. We have a lot of new features and updates in both releases that we’d like to share with you! Some of these include the new C#, XAML and AXML editors, support for .NET Core 3.0 Preview and launchsettings.json and many more.

Resolve code issues in live apps running in Azure Kubernetes Services with the Snapshot Debugger

Snapshot Debugger is built for production so you can set Snappoints and Logpoints in code, like debugger breakpoints and tracepoints. However, when a Snappoint is hit in an AKS Linux Docker container, a snapshot is dynamically created without stopping the process. You are then able to attach to these snapshots using Visual Studio.

Introducing Time Travel Debugging for Visual Studio Enterprise 2019

The Time Travel Debugging (TTD) preview in Visual Studio Enterprise 2019 provides the ability to record a Web app running on a Azure Virtual Machine (VM) and then accurately reconstruct and replay the execution path. TTD integrates with our Snapshot Debugger offering and allows you to rewind and replay each line of code however many times you want, helping you isolate and identify problems that might only occur in production environments.

Live Share now included with Visual Studio 2019

Today we’re excited to announce Visual Studio Live Share for generally availability and included with Visual Studio 2019! This is the culmination of over a year of hearing your feedback and building a product that enhances the many diverse ways you and your team collaborate. Regardless of whether your team is fully remote, partially distributed, or entirely co-located, we want to make your collaboration experiences more enjoyable and productive with Live Share.