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Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.4 Preview 4 is now available

Today, we released Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.4 Preview 4. This preview version of Visual Studio for Mac brings support for the latest stable version of .NET Core, Scaffolding support for ASP.NET Core projects, and additional improvements to overall product accessibility. Developers using Xamarin Pair to Mac should also look at the ...

New learning resources for building ASP.NET Core apps using Visual Studio for Mac

Interested in learning about ASP.NET Core on your Mac? We just launched new Visual Studio for Mac learning resources that will help you get started building ASP.NET Core apps, the right way. We have step by step tutorials, ebooks and videos to guide you through your learning journey. We hope you enjoy the experience!

Visual Studio for Mac: Top Features of the New Editor

Over the past year, the Visual Studio for Mac team updated the editors within the IDE to be faster, more fluent and more productive. We did this by building a macOS-native editor interface on top of the same editor backend as Visual Studio on Windows. In version 8.1 we introduced the new C# editor. This was followed by the new XAML editor in 8...

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. (image)   Rather than build everything from scratch, the Visual Studio terminal shares most...

Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.1 Preview 1

Today, we are proud to announce the next major update for Visual Studio for Mac: Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.1 Preview. In this update, we are offering our new C# editor as the default experience in addition to introducing support for .NET Core 3 Preview and new project templates. We’ve also been working to improve ...