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Visual Studio 2022 Preview 3 now available!

We are excited to announce the third preview release of Visual Studio 2022! With Preview 3 there are more new capabilities on the themes of personal and team productivity, modern development, and constant innovation. In this blog we’re going to highlight a few of the new capabilities of Visual Studio 2022 Preview 3. We’d love for you to ...

GitHub accounts are now integrated into Visual Studio 2019

We are happy to announce that Visual Studio 2019 now offers a fully integrated GitHub account experience. Starting with version 16.8, you’ll be able to add both GitHub and GitHub Enterprise Server accounts directly from Visual Studio. The new functionality allows you to add and leverage them just as you do with Microsoft accounts, which ...

Getting Started with GitHub Actions in Visual Studio

This month, GitHub announced CI/CD support for the GitHub Actions API. GitHub Actions now makes it easier to automate how you build, test, and deploy projects on any platform, including Linux, macOS, and Windows. This blog is an introduction to how you can quickly start utilizing GitHub Actions in Visual Studio.

Improved Productivity with new Version Control Features in Visual Studio 2015

Whether you’re working on a side project with some friends or developing enterprise software, odds are you’re using source control. With the advent of open source software and collaboration, source control is an increasingly important part of the developer workflow. We’ve spent the last two updates working to improve the source control ...