At its Connect(); 2016 event this week in New York, Microsoft announced the release candidate of Visual Studio 2017, plus Visual Studio for Mac and other products.
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Announced in pre-release form alongside Visual Studio 2015 last summer,Visual Studio Code---a lightweight, cross-platform code editor---is now available in 1.0 form, Microsoft says.
Developers interested in getting an early start on Microsoft's next-generation software development initiatives can now install preview versions of Visual Studio "15" and the Windows 10 Anniversary SDK.
Microsoft executive vice president Scott Guthrie announced that Xamarin's cross-platform solutions will be integrated into Visual Studio and will be free, even in the (also free) Community edition.
Signaling that it really is serious about bringing third party developers to other mobile platforms, Microsoft this week announced that it will purchase Xamarin for an undisclosed sum. Xamarin lets developers target Windows, iOS and Android using the same C# program code.
The first major update for Visual Studio 2015, simply called Update 1, is now available, adding a number of improvements and bug fixes to Microsoft's IDE.
Microsoft has released an update to its web-based Windows App Studio tool that supports Windows 10, letting you build apps with no or minimal code.
I’m in San Francisco for Build 2015 and have a busy week planned. Here’s how you can keep up to date on what’s happening at the show, including my live coverage of today’s epic keynote, a Thursday meetup, and a live recording of Windows Weekly on Friday. Build keynote The Build keynote is scheduled for […]
Microsoft will further simplify its developer tools product lineup when Visual Studio 2015 ships this summer. Now, there will only be three main offerings, and one, Visual Studio Community 2015, will continue to be free for individuals and all non-enterprise developers. “This is the latest milestone in helping developers prepare for the next wave of […]