Topic: visual studio

Visual Studio Marketplace alternative joins the Eclipse Foundation

The Open VSX Registry was transferred from TypeFox to the Eclipse Foundation and it now offers an alternative to the Microsoft Visual Studio Marketplace for VS Code extensions.  The goal behind the transition was to increase flexibility for extension users, extension publishers and tool developers since the Visual Studio Marketplace doesn’t allow for extensions with … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Visual Studio Code 1.53 released, Mixed Reality feature tool for Unity, GitHub Marketplace updates

Visual Studio Code 1.53 includes JavaScript debugging with support for conditional exception breakpoints and Node.js worker_threads, as well as Notebook UX updates, a markdown preview image auto update, and more.  Users can now start multiple concurrent debug sessions and each subsequent debug session will have a number at the end of the name so it … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Red Hat and GitHub expand partnership, Rails 6.1 released, and Visual Studio 2019 v16.9 preview 2

Red Hat has announced it would be expanding its partnership with GitHub and adding Red Hat GitHub Actions to the GitHub Marketplace. According to the company, this will bring GitHub’s DevOps, CI/CD and developer workflow automation tools to Red Hat OpenShift and enhance developers’ user experience.  “GitHub Actions puts automation directly in the developer path, … continue reading

GitHub accounts in Visual Studio 2019

GitHub accounts now integrated into Visual Studio 2019

Microsoft has announced that Visual Studio 2019 now comes with a fully integrated GitHub account experience. Starting with Visual Studio 2019 version 16.8, developers can add GitHub and GitHub Enterprise accounts directly from Visual Studio. According to Microsoft, this new functionality makes accessing GitHub accounts as easy as accessing Microsoft accounts, which will make it … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Parasoft C/C++test 2020.2 released, Visual Studio 2019 v16.8 and v16.9 Preview 1 release, and CockroachDB 20.2 released

The new release of Parasoft C/C++test 2020.2 includes support for modern development workflows, enabling CI/CD pipelines and DevOps to accelerate productivity as well as many new features.  New features include Git integration with SCM, which reports new code violations quickly to drastically cut the feedback loop to developers, new code analysis result comparisons of SCM … continue reading

Microsoft revamps Visual Studio extension model

Microsoft has invested heavily in developer solutions, adding enhancements to Visual Studio like GitHub Codespaces, Git Integrations, and IntelliCode Team Completions. Now, the company is planning on creating a new extensibility model for Visual Studio extensions. According to Microsoft, this new model will make extensions more reliable, easier to write, and supported locally and in … continue reading

Screenshot of Microsoft Edge Tools for VS Code extension

Microsoft Edge Tools for VS Code extension allows web developers to do more from Visual Studio

Microsoft is trying to make it easier for web developers to use Visual Studio Code. The company has announced the general availability of the Microsoft Edge Tools for VS Code extension. According to Microsoft, VS Code has a lot of features to make developers’ lives easier, but it still tries to be as lightweight of … continue reading

Microsoft previews Visual Studio 2019 v16.7 and v16.8

Microsoft announced Preview 1 of its upcoming Visual Studio version 16.7 and Visual Studio version 16.8 releases. New features in Visual Studio 2019 v16.7 include Git integration with a new merge editor and easy conflict resolution, WPF design-time data, C++ support for 64-bit projects and debug builds, and additional IntelliSense functionality. The Visual Studio merge editor … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Visual Studio 2019 16.6 support for C++20 Ranges, WinUI 3 preview 2, and Rust 1.45 released

Visual Studio 2019 version 16.6 contains the first user-visible pieces of C++20 Ranges support, according to Microsoft.  The standard library concepts in ‘<concepts>’ have been shipping in MSVC since version 16.3. This includes the customization point ‘std::ranges::swap.’ Also available are the first batch of Range algorithms in ‘<algorithm>.’ Additional details are available here. WinUI 3 … continue reading

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Online now Visual Studio Codespaces

Microsoft has revealed it is renaming Visual Studio Online to Visual Studio Codespaces. The company found developers were using Visual Studio Online as much more than “just an editor in the browser,” so it decided to rename the product to better align with its value. “Do you want a great experience working on your long-term … continue reading

SD Times news digest: C++20 concepts in Visual Studio 2010 version 16.3, Bootstrap to drop IE support, and Zig 0.60 released

C++20 Concepts are now supported for the first time in Visual Studio 2019 version 16.3 Preview 2. This includes both the compiler and standard library support. Concepts are predicates that you use to express a generic algorithm’s expectations on its template arguments, and they allow developers to formally document constraints on templates and have the … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Syncfusion Essential Studio 2020 Volume 1, Visual Studio Code 1.44, and Nintex Workflow Cloud updates

Syncfusion’s Essential Studio 2020 Volume 1 includes new Kanban, Progress Bar, and Card controls in preview for the Blazor suite and the move of 11 other controls to final release.  Syncfusion also added new features such as trend line support for the Charts control, and Xamarin.Forms now comes with WPF support for the DataGrid control. … continue reading

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