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Discover Quick Actions For Common Tasks As You Type, With IntelliCode

Have you ever found yourself wishing there was a built-in tool to accomplish a common task? You could not find the tool and started the work manually. Only after you have started the work, you discover there was a quick action to do the task.
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Visual Studio 2022 Preview 4 Is Now Available!

We are excited to announce the fourth preview release of Visual Studio 2022! With Preview 4, there are more new capabilities on the themes of personal and team productivity, modern development, and constant innovation. In this blog, we’re highlighting a few of the new capabilities of Visual Studio 2022 Preview 4.
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The Future Of Visual Studio Extensibility Is Here!

Visual Studio 2022 seeks to greatly improve your overall development experience, and we’re moving forward with that journey in improving VS extension writing and usage today!  We have several exciting extensibility updates that are either available now or on the horizon,
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New Improved Attach To Process Dialog Experience

With Visual Studio 2022, we promise to bring new tooling to improve the inner loop productivity and debugging experience. In addition, we have several exciting debugging updates, and the new Attach to Process dialog experience is one of them.

We have added command-line details,
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Boost Your Productivity With Productivity Power Tools Extensions In Visual Studio 2022!

Visual Studio 2022 is here and is more customizable than ever. However, that experience may not be complete without the essential extensions you know and love.  As existing extensions continue to be migrated, we’re excited to announce that one of the most popular and anticipated sets of extensions is now available to download today: Productivity Power Tools for Visual Studio 2022!
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Optimizing Toolbars For Your Workflow

Visual Studio is the application I use the most on any given workday, and I consider it my virtual home. It’s where I’m comfortable, productive, excited, frustrated, and happy. I love Visual Studio. Over the years, I’ve learned how to optimize it for my various development workflows—I personalized it.
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It Looks Like You’re Using Visual Studio. Would You Like Help?

We recently asked in an installer survey what you’d find valuable to see while you’re staring at the installer screen during updates/installations in Visual Studio 2022, and y’all said tips and tricks! 

Y’all also told us that you want to see tips in the IDE,
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Revamped Project Properties UI

In Visual Studio 2022 we are improving your experiences around navigating and modifying your project’s properties. The world of .NET is in a very different place than it was a few years ago. With a growing diverse user-base and increasingly cross-platform projects,
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Flexible theming Capabilities For Visual Studio 

If you’re like me, maybe you feel like customizing Visual Studio so that your workflow suits your habits in just the right way. Here are a few updates in Visual Studio 2022 that can help with that! We’ve introduced the ability to sync your Visual Studio theme with your Windows theme so that reading can become easier depending on the amount of background light.
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Improving Developer Security With Visual Studio 2022

Software developers are increasingly being targeted by malware. Recent incidents include Nobelium, Octopus Scanner, and ZINC. To reduce the risk of open-source library adoption in the face of such attacks, developers need a toolchain that assists them in evaluating untrusted content.
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Debugging External Sources With Visual Studio

Have you ever needed to debug and step into a code of dependent NuGet or .NET libraries that do not build as part of your solution? Today, debugging through them is not so easy as debugging your projects that are part of your solution.
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The New JavaScript/TypeScript Experience In Visual Studio 2022 Preview 3

Today we are excited to announce a new experience for JavaScript and TypeScript developers in Visual Studio. We are bringing new tooling to enhance the experience for SPA applications and front-end development.

What’s New?

With Visual Studio 2022, we really wanted to make our JavaScript &
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Multi-repo Support In Visual Studio

Have you ever needed to work on a solution with projects hosted on different Git repositories? Previously, you had to either use multiple instances of Visual Studio or rely on external Git tools. Starting with Visual Studio 2022 Preview 3, you can enable the multi-repo support preview feature which will enable you to work with a single solution with projects in multiple repositories and contribute to them from a single instance of Visual Studio.
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Personalize Your Visual Studio 2022

One of Visual Studio’s core goals is to increase your individual and team productivity. And, one of our key focus areas is to make Visual Studio more personalized and flexible, so that you can make the IDE your own. Below, we’ll summarize some of the personalization features we’ve shipped in our preview channel or plan to ship soon.
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Visual Studio 2022 Preview 3 Now Available!

We are excited to announce the third preview release of Visual Studio 2022! With Preview 3 there are more new capabilities on the themes of personal and team productivity, modern development, and constant innovation. In this blog we’re going to highlight a few of the new capabilities of Visual Studio 2022 Preview 3.
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Visual Studio 2019 V16.11 Is Available Now!

We are excited to announce the release of Visual Studio 2019 v16.11 GA. This release improves upon the Git tooling experience in Visual Studio, enables Hot Reload for .NET applications, adds convenient links to the help menu, and upgrades LLVM tools to LLVM 12.
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Load Only The Projects You Need With Solution Filters

You, like many other developers, may work in very large codebases that contain hundreds or thousands of projects in a single Visual Studio solution. However, you may only work with a few of those projects and their dependencies. Our Visual Studio team has seen multiple approaches that developers use to only load and work in the projects that they need.
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