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A more secure GitHub Experience
A more secure GitHub Experience
As the next step in the journey towards a more secure GitHub experience, beginning November 13th, GitHub and Visual Studio will no longer accept account passwords when authenticating with the REST API and will instead require using token-based authentication (e.g., personal access or OAuth), for all authenticated operations for GitHub.com. ...
Get more done with search in Visual Studio
Get more done with search in Visual Studio
Over the years, the Search feature in Visual Studio has gotten faster and more capable. You might have missed some of the things it can do to help you be more productive and get the most out of Visual Studio. So, let’s take a closer look at how you can use Search in your daily work. I hit Ctrl+Q to use Search every single day and have for...
Using GitHub Actions in Visual Studio is as easy as right-click and Publish
Using GitHub Actions in Visual Studio is as easy as right-click and Publish
Download the latest preview version of Visual Studio and try out the new ability to setup CI/CD to Azure for projects that use GitHub to host your source repository.  With VS 16.8 Preview 3.1, for this feature to show up in Publish dialog, you need to go to Tools-Options-Environment-Preview Features and check the “GitHub ...
Bridge to Kubernetes GA
Bridge to Kubernetes GA
We are super excited to announce General Availability of Bridge to Kubernetes.  Formerly known as Local Process with Kubernetes, Bridge to Kubernetes is an iterative development tool offered in Visual Studio and VS Code that allows developers to write, test and debug microservice code on their development workstations while ...
Disassembly improvements for optimized managed debugging
Disassembly improvements for optimized managed debugging
If you are focused on squeezing out the last bits of performance for your .NET service or application, you might choose to take advantage of JIT compiler optimizations. However, debugging optimized code can be a challenge. In this blog I’ll show you how the Disassembly Window can help you debug optimized code.