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How to Convince Your Management to Upgrade to Visual Studio 2017 for C# and C++ Developers

Visual Studio 2017 is our best IDE yet. To help you write great code, it’s packed with new Refactorings and Quick Actions, and offers unit testing, debugging, navigation, and code style improvements. It loads solutions faster than ever, and ships with C# 7.3 and the MSVC compiler toolset that conforms to the latest C++ standards.

Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 RC

Today we released the next set of reliability and performance improvements in Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 RC, which also addresses issues that we hear from your continued feedback. Building on what we announced with the CTP release, here’s what you’ll find in Update 2 RC: As with the CTP, we’ve continued to ship ...

Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 CTP

Today we released Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 CTP. Our focus for this release has been stability and performance, along with responding to feedback you’ve given us on Visual Studio 2015 RTM and Update 1. Here are the biggest things you’ll find in this update: We’ve also added a number of features ...

Visual Studio Update 1 RC

Today we released Visual Studio 2015 Update 1 RC, which builds on the Update 1 CTP we released three weeks ago. In addition to the features introduced in the CTP as described here, the Release Candidate includes the following:   For a complete list of features in Update 1 RC and information on bug ...

Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 CTP 3 Released

Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 CTP 3 released today, primarily focuses on bug fixes. The release notes and knowledge base article have the complete list of features and fixes. As always, please give us your feedback, suggestions, thoughts, and ideas on our UserVoice site, through the in-product Send-a-Smile and Send-a-Frown UI, or file a bug ...

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