Topic: visual studio

Live Preview in Visual Studio 2022 Preview 2

Visual Studio 2022 Preview 2 adds Live Preview capability

The second preview release for Visual Studio 2022 is now available. Visual Studio 2022 Preview 2 is focused on providing capabilities for productivity, modern development, and innovation, according to Microsoft.  “Applications and the developers who build them are critical to the success of companies across the world. And businesses are expecting even more from their … continue reading

Roadmap of Java in Visual Studio Code

Roadmap released for Java in Visual Studio Code up through December 2021

Microsoft is providing insights into what it has planned for Java in Visual Studio Code through the end of 2021.  One area of focus will be on improving the fundamental development experience, which includes investing in better code completion and navigation, package import, compiling, debugging, and testing. The company is also planning to improve how … continue reading

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Visual Studio gets several accessibility updates

Microsoft has announced an initiative to make Visual Studio more accessible. The proposed features include: whitespace rendering, option collecting, Focus Mode, and audio cues. These are aimed at making the platform easier to use for those with disabilities and the neurodivergent community. The company released a call to action in an attempt to get feedback … continue reading

IntelliSense completion for Enums available in Visual Studio 2019 v16.10 GA

Microsoft Build 2021: Visual Studio 2019 v16.10 GA, .NET 6 preview 4, Microsoft Build of OpenJDK, and more

Microsoft Build 2021 started this week, giving Microsoft the opportunity to release updates for several of its offerings. Here are a few highlights from the events so far: Visual Studio 2019 v16.10 GA and v16.11 preview 1 Visual Studio 2019 v16.10 introduces new C++20 features, improved Git integration, improved profiling tools, and new productivity features.  … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Visual Studio 1.56 released, Contrast Security adds Go support, and SmartBear supports Simulink for peer code review

The April 2021 release of Visual Studio Code includes improved hover feedback to help users quickly find clickable editor actions, terminal profile improvements, and debugger inline values.  Developers can also now temporarily toggle the line numbers of a cell in the current sessions from the cell toolbar or change the visibility of line numbers for … continue reading

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 Protection Status