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Connect(“Live”); – HTML, CSS, JavaScript, & TypeScript Live Q&A

This week we bring you another installment of our Connect(“Live”); // Q&A series, this time featuring Mads Kristensen, Damien Edwards, and Ryan J. Salva who work on core Visual Studio capabilities for web developers. This is your chance to hear from the experts and ask questions during the free live event, we hope you join us...

Top News from March 2015

It’s a pattern only if you see it happen at least twice, so here is our second post in the monthly top news series. This month again we looked at various content across the developer sphere and bring you what we think are some of the top stories. We hope you find this list useful and interesting; and of course we welcome your feedback...

Node.js Tools 1.0 for Visual Studio

[UPDATE] We have updated this post. Look for an [UPDATE] tag to find the updates.  Node.js Tools 1.0 for Visual Studio (NTVS) is now available for download! NTVS is a free, open source extension for Visual Studio 2012 and Visual Studio 2013 that turns Visual Studio into a Node.js IDE. NTVS 1.0 supports the free Visual Studio Community ...

A Preview of Angular 2 and TypeScript in Visual Studio

Last week, at ng-conf, the Angular team at Google provided the web developer world with an update on the state of Angular 2. They were joined on stage by a member of the TypeScript team, Jonathan Turner, to also announce that Angular 2 will be built using TypeScript. Jonathan then demoed a preview of the upcoming TypeScript 1.5 release via an ...

Using AngularJS in Visual Studio 2013

We continually strive to make the JavaScript editing experience better, part of this is providing support for popular libraries and patterns used by developers. AngularJS is one of the most popular JavaScript libraries and you’ve asked for even better support for it in Visual Studio. This post illustrates how to improve your experience ...

Visual Studio 2015 CTP 5 Available

Today, we released Visual Studio 2015 CTP 5 with new features in debugging, diagnostics, the XAML language service, and ASP.NET 5 that we added after the November Preview release. While not a major release, this CTP is another opportunity for you to provide us with feedback as we make progress towards releasing. You can read about the new ...

Visual Studio 2015 Preview, Visual Studio Community 2013, Visual Studio 2013 Update 4, and More

[UPDATED 8/5] Visual Studio 2015, Visual Studio 2013 Update 5, and .NET 4.6 were released on 7/20/2015. Check out this post announcing VS 2015 and VS 2013 Update 5 and this one announcing .NET framework 4.6. [UPDATE: 11/13] We have updated this post with links to detail blog posts on updated tooling for Apache Cordova and Blend for ...

Mobile Apps for Web Developers

The path of a mobile app developer often begins with a choice: develop for iOS, Android or Windows? It’s a choice that instantly diminishes the size of your potential audience, but developers often hold their nose and reluctantly make a decision. Those who need to reach all three app stores, choose to rewrite the application for each ...

Visual Studio “14” CTP 4 and TypeScript 1.1 CTP Released

Today we released Visual Studio “14” CTP 4. To get started, download the bits (also available on MSDN subscriber downloads page), or use one of the VMs in Azure. This CTP includes all features and fixes from previous CTPs, and: ASP.NET vNext tooling and runtime updates. Visual Studio “14” CTP 4 supports NuGet Package Manager and ...

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