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Visual Studio 2019 version 16.1 Preview 3

The third Preview version of Visual Studio 2019 version 16.1 is now available. You can download it from VisualStudio.com. Or, if you’re already on the preview channel, just click the notification bell from inside your Visual Studio 2019 Preview installation to update. This latest preview contains a range of additions, including IntelliCode support by default, various C++ productivity enhancements, and .NET tooling updates. We’ve highlighted some notable features below, and you can see a list of all the changes in the Preview release notes.

Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9 Preview 3

Today, we are releasing the third preview of Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9. You can download it here and share your feedback with our engineering teams. This release includes ARM64 support in UWP apps as well as improvements to Xamarin and TypeScript. Continue reading below for an overview the fixes and new features. If you’d like to see ...

Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9 Preview 2

Today, we are releasing the second preview of Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9, and it can be downloaded here. This latest preview contains new features and improvements to Universal Windows Platform development, C++ debugging, and export installation settings. Read more in the feature highlight summary below and check out the Visual Studio ...

Visual Studio 2017 version 15.8 Preview 3

We're happy to share the highlights of the latest Visual Studio 2017 preview, which is now available for download, including - Productivity and Performance improvements, updated JavaScript and TypeScript tooling, right-click context menu productivity improvements, more C++ productivity improvements in IntelliSense, Code Analysis, and Just My Code debugging, Azure Development improvements, more Library Manager features, and Mobile Development improvements such as faster Android incremental builds and inclusion of Xamarin.Essentials to facilitate building native apps.

Visual Studio 2017 version 15.8 Preview 2

We're happy to share the highlights of the latest Visual Studio 2017 preview, which is now available for download, including - Emulator and Designer improvements when developing mobile Android apps, Xamarin.Android support of Android P Developer Preview 1, C++ development improvements, ability to fine-tune solution load configuration settings to maximize performance, significant new functionality in the CPU Usage tool to help you profile your applications’ performance, improvements to make it easier to build and debug extensions.

Visual Studio 2017 Version 15.4 Preview

We are looking to improve your experience on the Visual Studio Blog. It would be very helpful if you could share your feedback via this short survey that should take less than 2 minutes. Thanks! I’m happy to announce that the first Preview of Visual Studio 2017 version 15.4 is now available! You can either download it from here, or if you...

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