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Decompilation of C# code made easy with Visual Studio

Have you ever found yourself debugging a .NET project or memory dump only to be confronted with a No Symbols Loaded page? Or maybe experienced an exception occurring in a 3rd party .NET assembly but had no source code to figure out why?
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Creating .NET Core global tools on macOS

One of the really cool aspects about .NET Core is the support for global tools. You can use global tools to simplify common tasks during your development workflow. For example, you can create tools to minify image assets, simplify working with source control,
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Making our Unity Analyzers Open-Source 

Here at the Visual Studio Tools for Unity team our mission is to improve the productivity of Unity developers. In Visual Studio 2019 we’ve introduced our Unity Analyzers, a collection of Unity specific code diagnostics and code fixes. Today we’re excited to make our Unity Analyzers Open-Source.
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Accessibility Improvements in Visual Studio 2019 for Mac

The release of Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.4.4 includes numerous developments in the color representation of icons, and to warning and error status messages. The new appearance is easy to spot, and the new color palette is highly noticeable.
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Visual Studio for Mac: Refresh(); event speakers and sessions

We’re just 19 days from the Visual Studio for Mac Refresh(); event and are excited to share the full agenda and speaker list with you!
Keynote: A Fresh Look at Visual Studio for Mac

Amanda Silver, Scott Hunter, Jon Galloway

Whether you’re completely new to Visual Studio for Mac, 
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What’s New in Visual Studio 2019 version 16.5 Preview 2 for C++, Xamarin, and Azure Tooling Experiences

Last week, Visual Studio 2019 version 16.5 Preview 2 was released, bringing many new features and improvements for developers in Visual Studio to help you build better software faster. Please read some highlights of new features and improved developer experiences in this page.
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Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.5 Preview 2 is available

Visual Studio 2019 for Mac 8.5 Preview 2 is ready to download today! The latest preview of Visual Studio for Mac adds a handful of neat features and fixes that were direct requests from our users such as:
Authentication templates for ASP.NET Core projects

Enhancements in Xamarin for Android and XAML

Refinements to accessibility that include a new color palette,
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Getting Started with Blazor Server Apps in Visual Studio for Mac

In Visual Studio 2019 for Mac v8.4 one of the big things that we added support for is developing Blazor Server Applications. In this post I’ll show you how you can get started building new Blazor Server applications with Visual Studio for Mac.
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Announcing: Visual Studio for Mac: Refresh(); event on February 24

Join us online on February 24th for the Visual Studio for Mac Refresh(); event!
We’ve been hard at work making Visual Studio for Mac a great environment for building .NET Core applications. Recently, we’ve added .NET Core 3.1 support, ASP.NET Core scaffolding,
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Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.4 is now available

The Visual Studio for Mac team is kicking off the new year with our best release ever! Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.4, released today, brings several exciting enhancements to the developer experience. Many of these items were top requests from our community and include:
Support for the latest stable version of .NET Core 3.1

Scaffolding support for ASP.NET Core projects

The ability to develop and publish ASP.NET Core Blazor Server applications

Refinements to the editing experience,
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Achievement Unlocked: Visual Studio for Mac ASP.NET Core Challenge Completed

Last month, we kicked-off a challenge for our developer community to build a solution using ASP.NET Core and the new .NET Core features in Visual Studio for Mac. We were delighted to hear from so many of you and we were excited to receive many projects built from scratch using some of the control libraries we highlighted.
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Modernizing Find in Files

Find in Files is one of the most commonly used features in Visual Studio. It’s also a feature that gets a substantial amount of feedback, and due to the age of the code, has been very costly to improve. Earlier this year,
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Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.4 Preview 4 is now available

Today, we released Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.4 Preview 4. This preview version of Visual Studio for Mac brings support for the latest stable version of .NET Core, Scaffolding support for ASP.NET Core projects, and additional improvements to overall product accessibility.
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Pinnable Properties: Debug & Display Managed Objects YOUR Way

A few months ago, I wrote a blog post about the DebuggerDisplay attribute. This is a managed attribute that lets you customize how you view objects in debugging windows by “favoriting” specific properties. Since that post, we’ve streamlined DebuggerDisplay’s behavior with Pinnable Properties,
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What’s new in XAML developer tools in Visual Studio 2019 for WPF & UWP

Since the launch of Visual Studio 2019 we’ve released many new features for XAML developers working on WPF or UWP desktop applications. With this week’s release of Visual Studio 2019 version 16.4 and 16.5 Preview 1 we’d like to use this opportunity to do a recap of what’s new throughout the year.
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