The Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova enables developers to easily build a mobile app that targets iOS, Android, and Windows with web standards technologies. At the Connect() event in mid-November, we added iOS debugging to the existing support for Windows and Android (for both Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 and Visual Studio 2015 Preview).
The final release of Python Tools 2.1 for Visual Studio (PTVS) is available for download. PTVS is available for Visual Studio 2010, Visual Studio 2012, and Visual Studio 2013. In addition to the other features listed below, PTVS 2.1 supports the free Visual Studio Express for Web and Express for Windows Desktop editions as well as Visual Studio Professional and higher.
We have four releases today. First, Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 CTP 2 is available, including a few features (e.g. performance improvements for the Visual C++ browsing experience) and some bug fixes. Second, there’s also a CTP available for Team Foundation Server.
The first CTP for Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 is ready to download. Update 4 CTP 1 includes feature enhancements and bug fixes for Team Foundation Server and Visual C++. Checkout this detailed blog post for more info on Team Foundation Server enhancements.
Today we released Update 3 for Visual Studio 2013 (you can read more on Brian Harry’s blog and Soma’s blog). To upgrade you can either download the update or install a full version of Visual Studio 2013 with Update 3 already installed from these links:
Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate with Update 3
Visual Studio 2013 Premium with Update 3
Visual Studio 2013 Professional with Update 3
Visual Studio 2013 Windows Express with Update 3
Visual Studio 2013 Web Express with Update 3
Visual Studio 2013 Desktop Express with Update 3
In addition to new features,
Today we’re announcing the Release Candidate for Visual Studio 2013 Update 3, which is now available for download; direct links for these downloads are at the bottom of this post. You can read more about the announcement on Brian Harry’s blog, this Channel 9 video, and on the Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 RC release notes.
In Visual Studio 2013 we added a tool in the performance and diagnostics hub to enable you to analyze memory usage for Windows Store apps built using XAML. Since last fall, we’ve gotten requests to support WPF and Win32 apps. Today we’re happy to share the progress we’ve made on these requests by enabling WPF and Win32 app support in last week’s Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 CTP 2 release.
Today, we’re releasing an update to Productivity Power Tools 2013 on the Visual Studio Gallery. In this release, we fixed a number of customer-reported bugs and issues, and introduced a new feature called syntactic line compression.
Syntactic line compression enables you to make better use of your screen’s vertical real-estate.
We’re excited to share that the final release of Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 is ready to download. If you are already using Visual Studio 2013 then you’ll soon have a notification waiting for you in the notification hub to start the download and install Update 2 for Visual Studio 2013.