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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 ...

Visual Studio for Mac: Take Control of Your IDE with Keybindings

The great debates in computing all have one common theme. Whether it is tabs vs. spaces or Vi vs. Emacs, the thread linking all these debates together is keyboard efficiency. The truth is, we spend tons of hours working in an application, and keyboard shortcuts become automatic to us, the same muscle memory that great pianists or sports ...

Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.4 Preview 2, now available

Today we released the latest preview, Preview 2, of Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.4. This preview comes with several exciting new features which we would love for you to try out. To get the preview: Updates in this preview The focus of this preview is around accessibility improvements and .NET Core and ASP.NET Core. Let’...

Get Started with Visual Studio for Mac

The first step is often the hardest. Do you find yourself with great ideas for the next awesome app, website, or game but you never get around to making that first leap into the unknown? Today, I’ll help you with that! In this blog post, I’m going to walk through how to get started with Visual Studio for Mac. Visual Studio for Mac is a ...

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!

Update Visual Studio for Mac for an improved Unity experience!

The Visual Studio Tools for Unity team focuses on delivering the best environment to write and debug C# for Unity projects. In this post, we will share some information on the latest features and enhancements that are designed to save you time and help you be more productive. Update to the latest version of Visual Studio for Mac today!

Introducing solution-level NuGet Package Management in Visual Studio for Mac

A new solution-level NuGet Package Manager is one of the exciting new features of Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.3. We've made improvements to help you discover packages more easily. This includes an improved experience while searching for new packages, gaining an understanding of what packages are already installed in your project, and

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...

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