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Overview of Visual Studio

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/get-started/visual-studio-ide The Visual Studio IDE is a creative launching pad that you can use to edit, debug, and build code, and then publish an app. Over and above the standard editor and debugger that most IDEs provide, Visual Studio includes compilers, code completion tools, graphical designers, and many more features to enhance the software development process.
Published Date : Tuesday, September 20, 2022

What's new in Visual Studio 2019

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/whats-new-visual-studio-2019 Live Share Visual Studio Live Share is a developer service that allows you to share a codebase and its context with a teammate and get instant bidirectional collaboration directly from within Visual Studio. With Live Share, a teammate can read, navigate, edit, and debug a project that you've shared with them, and do so seamlessly and securely.
Published Date : Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Visual Studio 2019 - Microsoft Lifecycle

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/products/visual-studio-2019 Visual Studio 2019 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy.. Visual Studio 2019 Visual Studio 2019 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy. This applies to the following editions: Community, Enterprise, Professional Support dates are shown in the Pacific Time Zone (PT) - Redmond, WA, USA.
Published Date : Monday, November 14, 2022

What's new in Visual Studio 2022

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/whats-new-visual-studio-2022 Visual Studio 2022 is 64-bit Visual Studio 2022 on Windows is now a 64-bit application. This means you can open, edit, run, and debug even the biggest and most complex solutions without running out of memory. To learn more, see both the Visual Studio 2022 vision and Visual Studio 2022 17.0 Preview blog posts.
Published Date : Thursday, December 1, 2022

Introduction to Visual Studio - Training

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/training/modules/visual-studio-intro/ As you program, Visual Studio can help you diagnose issues quickly to get you unblocked and back to building and publishing your apps. Learning objectives By the end of this module, you'll be able to: Evaluate whether Visual Studio is appropriate for your development needs.
Published Date : Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Visual Studio 2022 - Microsoft Lifecycle

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/products/visual-studio-2022 Visual Studio 2022 Visual Studio 2022 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy. This applies to the following editions: Community, Enterprise, Professional Support dates are shown in the Pacific Time Zone (PT) - Redmond, WA, USA.
Published Date : Monday, November 14, 2022

Install Visual Studio

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/install-visual-studio If you have Visual Studio open, go to Tools > Get Tools and Features... which opens the Visual Studio Installer. Or, open the Visual Studio Installer from the Start menu. From there, you can choose the workloads or components that you wish to install. Then, choose Modify.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Extend a trial version or update a license - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/how-to-unlock-visual-studio Visual Studio finds a Visual Studio subscription or an Azure DevOps organization associated with your account. Important Visual Studio automatically looks for associated online subscriptions when you connect to an Azure DevOps organization from the Team Explorer tool window.
Published Date : Monday, May 2, 2022

Visual Studio Online

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/shows/visual-studio-toolbox/visual-studio-online Visual Studio Online. /shows/visual-studio-toolbox/visual-studio-online. In this episode, Robert is joined by Burke Holland, who introduces us to Visual Studio Online, which provides a cloud-based development environment you can access from anywhere.
Published Date : Thursday, September 29, 2022

Visual Studio Code - Microsoft Lifecycle

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/products/visual-studio-code Visual Studio Code - Microsoft Lifecycle. /lifecycle/products/visual-studio-code. Visual Studio Code follows the Modern Lifecycle Policy.. Visual Studio Code Visual Studio Code follows the Modern Lifecycle Policy. Support dates are shown in the Pacific Time Zone (PT) - Redmond, WA, USA. Support Dates Listing Start Date Retirement Date Visual Studio Code 2016-04-14T00:00:00.000-08:00 In Support Links Servicing information.
Published Date : Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Install Visual Studio versions side-by-side - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/install-visual-studio-versions-side-by-side If you try to use Visual Studio 2019 to open a solution that was created in Visual Studio 2017 or an earlier version, you might need to modify your projects and files to be compatible with Visual Studio 2019. For more information, see the Port, migrate, and upgrade Visual Studio Projects page.
Published Date : Wednesday, November 30, 2022

What's New in the Visual Studio 2019 SDK - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/extensibility/whats-new-visual-studio-2019-sdk The Visual Studio SDK the new and updated features for Visual Studio 2019, including editor registration enhancements..
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

Sign in - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/signing-in-to-visual-studio Visual Studio remembers these settings and synchronizes them across all Visual Studio environments you have signed in to. You can change the settings later if you open the Tools > Options menu in Visual Studio. You can see that you're successfully signed in the upper-right corner of the Visual Studio environment.
Published Date : Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Installing the Visual Studio SDK - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/extensibility/installing-the-visual-studio-sdk See Use command-line parameters to install Visual Studio for details on the appropriate command-line switches and general instructions on determining workload or component identifiers. Note You must use the Visual Studio installer that matches your installed version of Visual Studio.
Published Date : Friday, September 2, 2022

Update a Visual Studio extension - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/extensibility/migration/update-visual-studio-extension Visual Studio 2022 is a 64-bit application and introduces some breaking changes in the Visual Studio SDK. This article walks you through the steps required to get your extension working with the current preview of Visual Studio 2022. Your extension can then be ready for users to install before Visual Studio 2022 reaches general availability.
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

Visual Studio Toolbox

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/shows/visual-studio-toolbox/ Show Visual Studio Toolbox English With its focus on tooling both in and outside of Visual Studio, this show will help you become a more productive developer. Join your hosts Leslie Richardson and Robert Green and see what tools you can put in your Visual Studio Toolbox.
Published Date : Monday, November 7, 2022

Visual Studio SDK - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/extensibility/visual-studio-sdk Visual Studio SDK - Visual Studio (Windows). /visualstudio/extensibility/visual-studio-sdk. The Visual Studio SDK helps you extend features or add new features to Visual Studio. Learn about some of the ways in which you can extend Visual Studio..
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

Start developing Visual Studio extensions - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/extensibility/starting-to-develop-visual-studio-extensions In theory, you can extend just about any part of Visual Studio: menus, toolbars, commands, windows, solutions, projects, editors, and so on. In practice, we have found that the features most people want to extend are commands, menus and toolbars, windows, IntelliSense, and projects.
Published Date : Friday, September 2, 2022

Find and install extensions - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/finding-and-using-visual-studio-extensions If Visual Studio determines that a frame belongs to a module that is part of an installed and enabled extension, it shows a notification. Visual Studio also notifies you if it suspects an extension is causing the UI to be unresponsive.
Published Date : Thursday, September 1, 2022

Visual Studio Tools for Unity

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/gamedev/unity/get-started/visual-studio-tools-for-unity Visual Studio Tools for Unity is available for free and included in every installation of Visual Studio for Mac 2017 and newer. We recommend downloading and using the latest version of Visual Studio for Mac.. Visit the Visual Studio Tools for Unity getting started with Tools For Unity. for more information about installation and setup.
Published Date : Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Update Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/update-visual-studio In the Visual Studio Installer, look for the installation of Visual Studio that you want to update. For example, if you previously installed Visual Studio Community 2022 and there's an update for it, then an Update available message appears in the Visual Studio Installer. Choose Update to install the update.
Published Date : Friday, December 16, 2022

Visual Studio 2017 - Microsoft Lifecycle

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/products/visual-studio-2017 Visual Studio 2017 Visual Studio 2017 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy. This applies to the following editions: Community, Enterprise, Professional, Test Professional Support dates are shown in the Pacific Time Zone (PT) - Redmond, WA, USA.
Published Date : Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Tips to improve performance - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/visual-studio-performance-tips-and-tricks Visual Studio notifies you in a yellow bar when automatic document restore is causing a solution to load significantly slower. You can disable automatic file reopening by following these steps: Select Tools > Options to open the Options dialog box. On the Projects and Solution > General page, deselect Reopen documents on solution load.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Visual Studio on ARM powered devices - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/visual-studio-on-arm-devices Visual Studio can run on ARM-powered devices via x86 emulation, though some features are not currently supported on ARM. As such, we don't recommend running Visual Studio on devices that use ARM-based processors, and instead recommend remotely targeted ARM devices.
Published Date : Thursday, December 1, 2022

Modify Visual Studio workloads, components, & language packs

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/modify-visual-studio Prerequisites To install, modify, or update Visual Studio, you must run the Visual Studio Installer as an administrator. If you try to modify Visual Studio as a typical user, you'll get a User Account Control notice prompting you for admin credentials. For more information, see User permissions and Visual Studio.
Published Date : Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Common issues in Visual Studio setup - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/developer/visualstudio/installation/issues-workarounds-visual-studio-setup The user who is trying to install Visual Studio doesn't have administrator credentials on the computer. To successfully install Visual Studio, you must be logged in as an administrator. Permissions on some registry hives can prevent Visual Studio from installing successfully.
Published Date : Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Design XAML in Visual Studio and in Blend for Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/xaml-tools/designing-xaml-in-visual-studio Blend for Visual Studio, which supports the WPF and UWP platforms, provides additional tools for designing visual states and creating animations. You can switch back and forth between Visual Studio and Blend for Visual Studio, and you can even have the same project open in both IDEs at the same time.
Published Date : Thursday, June 30, 2022

Use Visual Studio search - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/visual-studio-search The Visual Studio search feature is a single search box that helps developers find IDE menus and options, while also searching your code. Whether you're new to Visual Studio or an experienced developer, this feature offers a quick way to search across IDE features and your code.
Published Date : Friday, July 1, 2022

Run as administrator - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/user-permissions-and-visual-studio Use the Start menu Depending on the version of Windows you're using, perform one of the following steps: In Windows 10, open the Start menu, and then scroll to Visual Studio. In Windows 11, select the Start button, and then in the Search box, type Visual Studio.
Published Date : Thursday, November 24, 2022

VBA and Office solutions in Visual Studio compared - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/vsto/vba-and-office-solutions-in-visual-studio-compared Microsoft Office projects created by using Visual Studio enable you to take advantage of the .NET Framework and Visual Studio design tools. For information about the types of Office solutions you can create by using Visual Studio, see Office solutions development overview (VSTO).
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

Synchronize settings - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/synchronized-settings-in-visual-studio Visual Studio installations on other devices that have the checkbox selected continue to synchronize with each other, as will devices with earlier (pre-17.2) versions of Visual Studio 2022 installed.
Published Date : Thursday, September 1, 2022

Uninstall or remove Visual Studio

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/uninstall-visual-studio In the Windows Start menu, you can search for "installer". Note You can also find the Visual Studio Installer in the following location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\Installer\vs_installer.exe You might have to update the installer before continuing. If so, follow the prompts.
Published Date : Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Image Library - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/designers/the-visual-studio-image-library Image Library - Visual Studio (Windows). /visualstudio/designers/the-visual-studio-image-library. Learn about the Visual Studio Image Library that contains application images that appear in Visual Studio, Windows, Office, and other Microsoft software..
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

Improve start up time - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/optimize-visual-studio-startup-time If Visual Studio detects slow startup, a pop-up message appears, alerting you to the extension or tool window that's causing the slowdown. The message provides a link to the Manage Visual Studio Performance dialog box. You can also access this dialog box by choosing Help > Manage Visual Studio Performance from the menu bar.
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

Improve performance if Visual Studio is slow

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/optimize-visual-studio-performance You can install Visual Studio on a computer that has an earlier or later version of Visual Studio already installed. For more information, see Install Visual Studio versions side-by-side. Extensions and tool windows You might have extensions installed that slow Visual Studio down.
Published Date : Thursday, September 1, 2022

Python support in Visual Studio on Windows

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/python/overview-of-python-tools-for-visual-studio Visual Studio is a powerful Python IDE on Windows. Visual Studio provides open-source support for the Python language through the Python Development and Data Science workloads (Visual Studio 2017 and later) and the free Python Tools for Visual Studio extension (Visual Studio 2015 and earlier). Visual Studio doesn't support Python on Mac now.
Published Date : Friday, January 6, 2023

Change the startup experience - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/customizing-the-start-page-for-visual-studio To change the startup item On the menu bar, choose Tools > Options. Expand Environment, and then choose Startup. In the On startup, open list, choose what you want to happen after Visual Studio launches. You can choose from Start window (which lets you open a new or existing project), Most recent solution, or Empty environment..
Published Date : Thursday, September 1, 2022

Refactoring - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/refactoring-in-visual-studio Programming languages Different refactoring operations are available for different programming languages in Visual Studio: The pages in this section of the table of contents cover the refactorings available for C# and Visual Basic.
Published Date : Friday, December 23, 2022

Visual Studio 2012 - Microsoft Lifecycle

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/products/visual-studio-2012 Visual Studio 2012 Visual Studio 2012 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy. This applies to the following editions: Express for Web, Express for Windows Desktop, Premium, Professional, Team Explorer, Ultimate Support dates are shown in the Pacific Time Zone (PT) - Redmond, WA, USA.
Published Date : Tuesday, October 25, 2022

How to: Update a Visual Studio Extension - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/extensibility/how-to-update-a-visual-studio-extension At the bottom of the right pane, click Update. To publish an update of an extension In Visual Studio, open the solution for the extension you want to update. Make the changes. Important Unsigned all user extensions do not get updated automatically. You should always sign your extensions. In Solution Explorer, open source.extension.manifest.
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

Automatically apply product keys - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/automatically-apply-product-keys-when-deploying-visual-studio Automatically apply product keys - Visual Studio (Windows). /visualstudio/install/automatically-apply-product-keys-when-deploying-visual-studio. Learn how to apply product keys programmatically when you deploy Visual Studio..
Published Date : Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Visual Studio 2015 - Microsoft Lifecycle

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/products/visual-studio-2015 Visual Studio 2015 Visual Studio 2015 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy. This applies to the following editions: Community, Enterprise, Express for Web, Express for Windows 10, Express for Windows Desktop, Professional, Release Management, Test Professional Support dates are shown in the Pacific Time Zone (PT) - Redmond, WA, USA.
Published Date : Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Install Python support - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/python/installing-python-support-in-visual-studio The Visual Studio installer provides you a list of workloads that are groups of related options for specific development areas. For Python, select the Python development workload. Optional: if you're working with data science, also consider the Data science and analytical applications workload.
Published Date : Friday, January 6, 2023

Repair Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/repair-visual-studio In the Visual Studio Installer, look for the installation of Visual Studio that you want to repair. Then choose Repair from the More dropdown menu. Note Repairing Visual Studio will reset its environment. Local customizations, like per-user extensions installed without elevation, user settings, and profiles will be removed.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 29, 2022

ASP.NET and Visual Studio 2017

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/aspnet/visual-studio/overview/2017/ ASP.NET and Visual Studio 2017. /aspnet/visual-studio/overview/2017/. Visual Studio 2017. ASP.NET and Visual Studio 2017 Article 02/19/2020 2 minutes to read 2 contributors Feedback In this article Optimize build performance for solution.
Published Date : Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Description of Visual Studio 2012 Update 4 - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/developer/visualstudio/installation/visual-studio-2012-update-4 The Visual Studio update is an update that installs on top of whatever is already installed on the computer. The TFS update is a full layout that replaces whatever is installed on the computer. Before you try to apply the TFS update, make sure that you have a full backup of your current databases.
Published Date : Sunday, May 8, 2022

Adding a Menu to the Visual Studio Menu Bar - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/extensibility/adding-a-menu-to-the-visual-studio-menu-bar Adding a Menu to the Visual Studio Menu Bar - Visual Studio (Windows). /visualstudio/extensibility/adding-a-menu-to-the-visual-studio-menu-bar. Learn how to add a menu to the menu bar of the Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE)..
Published Date : Thursday, September 1, 2022

Python in Visual Studio tutorial step 0, installation

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/python/tutorial-working-with-python-in-visual-studio-step-00-installation If you have Visual Studio installed already, open Visual Studio and run the installer by selecting Tools > Get Tools and Features. Install Visual Studio Community Tip The Community edition is for individual developers, classroom learning, academic research, and open source development.
Published Date : Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Can't find Visual Studio 2015 on the Start menu - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/developer/visualstudio/installation/not-finding-start-menu-visual-studio Although your Visual Studio installation is not corrupted, you find that the Visual Studio 2015 application icon is moved out of the Visual Studio 2015 installation folder. Resolution If you are running Windows 7, you can find the Visual Studio 2015 application at the top of the All Programs list grouped with other application icons.
Published Date : Thursday, April 28, 2022

Uninstall Visual Studio 2012 - Visual Studio

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/developer/visualstudio/installation/uninstall-visual-studio-2012 To uninstall Visual Studio, follow these steps: Open Programs and Features in the Control Panel (formerly known as Add or Remove Programs, or ARP). Alternatively, you can open it as follows. Click Run on the Start menu (Start + R). Type control appwiz.cpl and press Enter.
Published Date : Sunday, May 8, 2022

Using the Visual Studio IDE for C++ Desktop Development

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/cpp/ide/using-the-visual-studio-ide-for-cpp-desktop-development Learn more about: Using the Visual Studio IDE for C++ Desktop Development
Published Date : Thursday, December 9, 2021

JavaScript and TypeScript in Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/javascript/javascript-in-visual-studio Learn how Visual Studio provides rich support for JavaScript development, both using JavaScript directly, and also using the TypeScript programming language.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Visual Studio build numbers and release dates

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/visual-studio-build-numbers-and-release-dates A list of released versions and build numbers for Visual Studio, sorted by date.
Published Date : Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Supporting Multiple Versions of Visual Studio - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/extensibility/supporting-multiple-versions-of-visual-studio Learn how you can support several versions of Visual Studio, with your VSPackages able to load into different versions.
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

Commands - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/reference/visual-studio-commands Learn about the various commands you have access to in Visual Studio.
Published Date : Monday, August 15, 2022

Visual Studio 2013 - Microsoft Lifecycle

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/products/visual-studio-2013 Visual Studio 2013 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy.
Published Date : Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Update a network-based installation - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/update-a-network-installation-of-visual-studio Learn how to update a Visual Studio client that was installed from a network layout
Published Date : Friday, January 20, 2023

Blend for Visual Studio feature tour

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/xaml-tools/creating-a-ui-by-using-blend-for-visual-studio Learn about the workspace UI and features of Blend for Visual Studio, a component for designing XAML-based Windows and Web applications.
Published Date : Thursday, June 30, 2022

Quickstart: Install & configure Visual Studio Tools for Unity

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/gamedev/unity/get-started/getting-started-with-visual-studio-tools-for-unity Quickstart: Learn how to connect Unity and Visual Studio for cross-platform development. Visual Studio Tools for Unity offers support for writing and debugging.
Published Date : Wednesday, November 23, 2022

The Git experience in Visual Studio

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/version-control/git-with-visual-studio Learn how Git makes source control in Visual Studio more productive.
Published Date : Thursday, November 10, 2022

Create an offline installation - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/create-an-offline-installation-of-visual-studio Learn how to install Visual Studio offline when you have an unreliable internet connection or low bandwidth.
Published Date : Friday, January 20, 2023

Customize the IDE - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/personalizing-the-visual-studio-ide Learn how to personalize the Visual Studio IDE in ways that best support your own development style and requirements.
Published Date : Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Live Q&A with Visual Studio Big Wigs - Events

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/events/visual-studio-visual-studio-2019-launch-event/live-qa-with-visual-studio-big-wigs Download Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Studio 2019 for Mac at visualstudio.com/downloads
Published Date : Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Install Visual Studio and run C# in 5 minutes [2 of 4]

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/shows/intro-to-visual-studio/install-visual-studio-and-run-csharp-in-5-minutes This tutorial takes you through installing a FREE copy of Visual Studio on your machine to create your first C# app, compile it, and debug it. Start downloading Visual Studio 2019 CommunityWatch the entire series hereDownload Visual Studio 2019 hereDownload .NET Core 3.0 hereLearn more about Visual studio and .NET: Visual Studio 2019What's new in .NET Core 3? What is .NET Framework? What is .NET? Follow us: Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, Shows and Podcasts Useful Links: Learn .NET, .NET Community, .NET Documentation 
Published Date : Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Visual Studio Debugging Samples - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/extensibility/debugger/visual-studio-debugging-samples The Debugger Expression Evaluator Sample and the Visual Studio Debug Engine Sample show how to extend the Visual Studio debugger using the Visual Studio SDK.
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

Port, migrate, and upgrade projects - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/porting/port-migrate-and-upgrade-visual-studio-projects A reference for the support of projects created in current and earlier versions of Visual Studio.
Published Date : Monday, October 24, 2022

Visual Studio Tools for Office Runtime Lifecycle Policy

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/vsto/visual-studio-tools-for-office-runtime Learn about the support lifecycle policy for the Visual Studio Tools for Office Runtime.
Published Date : Monday, October 17, 2022

Using Visual Studio Tools for Unity

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/gamedev/unity/get-started/using-visual-studio-tools-for-unity Learn to use Visual Studio Tools for Unity's integration and productivity features. Also use the Visual Studio debugger for Unity development.
Published Date : Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Workarounds for Visual Studio 2022 on unsupported operating systems - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/developer/visualstudio/general/visual-studio-2022-unsupported-operating-systems This article describes known issues and workarounds for Visual Studio 2022 when installed on unsupported operating systems.
Published Date : Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Visual Studio Debugger Extensibility - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/extensibility/debugger/visual-studio-debugger-extensibility This article describes Visual Studio debugger extensibility and provides links to articles about Visual Studio debugging.
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

Visual Studio 2019

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/shows/visual-studio-toolbox/visual-studio-2019 This is the 300th episode of Visual Studio Toolbox and Robert is joined by Amanda Silver for a chat about Visual Studio 2019. They discuss how the Visual Studio team approaches building the world's best IDE and how this approach has adjusted as the developer landscape has changed. They review the top developer pain points Visual Studio is addressing and also how the team learns what Visual Studio customers want. Download Visual Studio 2019
Published Date : Tuesday, November 16, 2021

UX Essentials for Visual Studio - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/extensibility/ux-guidelines/ux-essentials-for-visual-studio Review these user experience best practices for new features you develop for Visual Studio, including knowing about screen resolution.
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

Compiling building - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/compiling-and-building-in-visual-studio Learn how you use the Visual Studio IDE build method, the MSBuild command-line tools build method, or Azure Pipelines build method to build an application.
Published Date : Saturday, October 8, 2022

Troubleshoot network or proxy errors - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/troubleshooting-network-related-errors-in-visual-studio Find solutions for network- or proxy-related errors that you might encounter when you install, update, or use Visual Studio behind a firewall or a proxy server.
Published Date : Friday, January 6, 2023

Visual Studio Integration (MSBuild)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/msbuild/visual-studio-integration-msbuild Learn how Visual Studio can host projects in MSBuild format, even if they were authored by different tools and had customized build processes.
Published Date : Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Getting Started (SharePoint Development in Visual Studio)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/sharepoint/getting-started-sharepoint-development-in-visual-studio Get started with SharePoint development in Visual Studio. SharePoint offers a web-based collaboration platform.
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

Visual Studio 2022 for .NET WinForms developers - Events

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/events/visual-studio-visual-studio-2022-launch-event/visual-studio-2022-for-net-winforms-developers Building a Windows Forms application? This session is for you. Come join and learn about the new capabilities in Visual Studio 2022 that you can use today with your WinForms applications. From new features like IntelliCode to revamped designers Visual Studio 2022 is a productivity boost.https://aka.ms/VS2022LaunchLearnTV
Published Date : Tuesday, November 16, 2021

XML editor and schema designer - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/xml-tools/xml-tools-in-visual-studio Learn about the tools in Visual Studio for working with XML, XSLT, and XML schemas, including the XML editor, XML Schema Designer, and the XSLT debugger.
Published Date : Thursday, June 30, 2022

Using Visual Studio - BizTalk Server

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/biztalk/core/using-visual-studio Learn more about: Using Visual Studio
Published Date : Tuesday, February 2, 2021

What's New in the Visual Studio 2017 SDK - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/extensibility/what-s-new-in-the-visual-studio-2017-sdk The Visual Studio SDK has new and updated features for Visual Studio 2017, including the updated VSIX version 3 format.
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

What are Visual Studio solutions & projects? - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/solutions-and-projects-in-visual-studio Learn about Visual Studio projects and solutions, how to create new projects from a template, and how to view & manage projects in Solution Explorer.
Published Date : Thursday, September 1, 2022

Productivity Improvements in Visual Studio 2022

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/shows/visual-studio-toolbox/productivity-improvements-in-visual-studio-2022 Visual Studio PM Mika Dumont shows some of the many new ways Visual Studio 2022 makes you a more productive developer. Recommended resources Download Visual Studio
Published Date : Thursday, January 13, 2022

Cross-Platform Mobile Development in Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/cross-platform/cross-platform-mobile-development-in-visual-studio In this article, learn how you can build apps for Android, iOS, and Windows devices by using Visual Studio.
Published Date : Friday, September 2, 2022

Develop, test, and deploy an Azure Function with Visual Studio - Training

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/training/modules/develop-test-deploy-azure-functions-with-visual-studio/ Use Visual Studio together with a test framework to create, deploy, and test an Azure Function.
Published Date : Thursday, December 1, 2022

Sync changes between Xcode and Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/cpp/cross-platform/sync-changes-between-xcode-and-visual-studio Learn more about: Sync changes between Xcode and Visual Studio
Published Date : Tuesday, August 3, 2021

NuGet credential providers for Visual Studio

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/nuget/reference/extensibility/nuget-credential-providers-for-visual-studio NuGet credential providers authenticate with feeds by implementing the IVsCredentialProvider interface in a Visual Studio extension.
Published Date : Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Rearchitecting Visual Studio 2017

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/shows/visual-studio-toolbox/rearchitecting-visual-studio-2017 In this episode, Robert is joined by Art Leonard, who explains how and why Visual Studio was rearchitected to support faster and more flexible installs. He discusses the Core Editor, breaking up the product into smaller parts, installing workloads, the ability to install multiple versions of Visual Studio (eg Pro and Enterprise) side-by-side, early access to new features with the Visual Studio Preview and more.
Published Date : Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Colors and Styling for Visual Studio - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/extensibility/ux-guidelines/colors-and-styling-for-visual-studio Learn how the Visual Studio User Experience uses color as a communication tool, instead of for purely aesthetic reasons.
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

Use command-line parameters to install Visual Studio

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/use-command-line-parameters-to-install-visual-studio Learn how to use command-line parameters to control or customize your Visual Studio installation.
Published Date : Thursday, December 1, 2022

Servers (Visual Studio SDK) - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/extensibility/debugger/servers-visual-studio-sdk This article describes the definition and role of a server in the debugger architecture in Visual Studio.
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

Visual Studio administrator guide

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/visual-studio-administrator-guide Learn more about how to deploy Visual Studio in an enterprise environment.
Published Date : Friday, January 20, 2023

Visual Studio Tools for Office runtime overview - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/vsto/visual-studio-tools-for-office-runtime-overview Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office runtime must be installed on end-user computers to run solutions that are created by using the Microsoft Office developer tools.
Published Date : Saturday, April 30, 2022

Quickstart - Open a Python code folder - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/python/quickstart-05-python-visual-studio-open-folder In this quickstart, you open and run Python code from a folder without using a Visual Studio project (Visual Studio 2019 only).
Published Date : Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Customer Experience Improvement Program - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/visual-studio-experience-improvement-program Find out how to manage privacy settings in Visual Studio, and learn about Visual Studio system-generated logs, the types of data that's collected, and how it's used to fix problems and improve product quality.
Published Date : Thursday, September 1, 2022

Ending a Debugging Session in Visual Studio - Windows drivers

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/debugger/ending-a-debugging-session-in-visual-studio To end a debugging session in Microsoft Visual Studio, from the Debug menu, choose Stop Debugging.
Published Date : Wednesday, December 15, 2021

clang-tidy in Visual Studio Code - Events

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/events/pure-virtual-cpp-2022/clang-tidy-in-visual-studio-code clang-tidy is an extensible C++ linter which can be used to find issues in your code and to enforce style rules in your codebase. Find out how you can leverage it from within Visual Studio Code. Recommended resources Visual Studio Code C++ December 2021 Update: clang-tidy
Published Date : Thursday, April 21, 2022

Using SQLite in Visual Studio Projects

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/shows/mvp-azure/using-sqlite-in-visual-studio-projects You can find many resources in the web writing about using SQLite with Universal Windows Platform (UWP) but where do you find SQLite in Visual Studio? This video shows you where to get the SQLite Toolkit, how to install SQLite package in your Visual Studio project as well as the code inside a record into the SQLite database. The code for this video is in the link below. https://chanmingman.wordpress.com/2016/06/18/how-to-use-sqlite-with-visual-studio-project/
Published Date : Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Entity Framework Tools - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/data-tools/entity-data-model-tools-in-visual-studio Understand Entity Framework Tools in Visual Studio. Entity Framework Tools are designed to help you build Entity Framework (EF) applications.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 29, 2022

What's new for C++ in Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/cpp/overview/what-s-new-for-visual-cpp-in-visual-studio The new features and fixes in the Microsoft C/C++ compiler and tools in Visual Studio.
Published Date : Friday, January 6, 2023