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Developing cloud-native apps with .NET Aspire and Visual Studio

We're excited to introduce the general availability of .NET Aspire, a comprehensive stack aimed at simplifying the way .NET cloud-native apps are built and managed. .NET Aspire offers developers like you an improved, opinionated framework for constructing distributed applications, ensuring a seamless and consistent development experience. ...

In 4 Weeks: Visual Studio LIVE! Chicago 2024

Visual Studio LIVE! Chicago 2024  April 29 - May 3 | Swissôtel, Chicago  Join us for Visual Studio LIVE! Chicago for a focused, deep dive into the latest .NET Microsoft Platform developments. You pick the package you want, 3, 4 or all 5 days! This year, we're at the Swissôtel Chicago, with sessions covering Microsoft Visual Studio 2022...

Visual Studio 17.9 Preview 2 has arrived!

Welcome to the release of Visual Studio 2022 17.9 Preview 2, which wraps up our development efforts for 2023. This update brings new features and enhancements, building on the solid foundation set by Preview 1 in November.  In this preview, we've made some improvements to the C++ and .NET MAUI development experiences. You'll find the...

Visual Studio 17.8 now available!

Unlock New Heights in Developer Productivity: Optimized C++ Support, Enhanced Enterprise Capabilities, and Full .NET 8 Integration The latest update (17.8) for Visual Studio 2022 is now generally available! Offering a comprehensive suite of enhancements that span productivity, programming languages, and enterprise management, this general...