Full Power, No Charge: Visual Studio Community 2013

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Nov 14, 2014 1

Microsoft has released Visual Studio Community 2013, a copy of Visual Studio Professional that is free to use for users in a non-corporate setting. While the Express editions remain available this new version of Visual Studio provides developers with a single environment that can target traditional Windows applications, the Web, Android, and iOS.


Visual F# Tools 3.1.1 Adds Visual Studio Express 2013 Desktop and Web Versions

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 27, 2014

Visual F# Tools 3.1.1 has been released with support for both desktop and web versions of Visual Studio 2013 Express edition in addition to the ability to install it directly from PowerShell prompt.


Visual Commander Professional v1.3 Introduces 99 Commands, 50 Extensions and C# Syntax Highlighting

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 02, 2013

The recently released Visual Commander Professional v1.3 includes 99 commands, 50 extensions including syntax highlighting for C#. It also provides an ability to select default language for new commands and extensions by selecting the macro language in addition to several improvements.


Microsoft Delivers Visual Studio Express for the Windows Desktop and F#

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Sep 13, 2012 1

Microsoft released two new editions of its free Visual Studio Express 2012 series that will target F# and traditional Windows desktop applications. This enables developers using C#, C++, F#, and Visual Basic .NET to take advantage of VS2012's improvements.


Team Foundation Server Express Announced

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Feb 24, 2012 1

In conjunction with the upcoming Visual Studio 11 beta release date, Microsoft announced the creation of Team Foundation Server Express. Designed for small developer teams of composed of 1-5 users, TFS Express will be provided free of charge.


SharpDevelop Hit the 3.0 Milestone

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Mar 03, 2009 2

The SharpDevelop community has released version 3.0 of the free open source .NET IDE. SharpDevelop (#Develop) features support for .NET 3.5, C#, VB.NET, F#, Code Completion, Auto Code Insert, Refactoring and others.


Microsoft Releases Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5

by Robert Bazinet Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 19, 2007 2

Today Microsoft released Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5 to developers. This is a much anticipated release and includes all the promised features.


VS Express Editions Orcas CTP Available

by Jonathan Allen Follow 610 Followers on  Apr 27, 2007

Along with the full version of Visual Studio Orcas in beta, the free versions that make up the Visual Studio Express line are now available.


TestDriven.Net Once Again Supports VS Express Editions

by Jonathan Allen Follow 610 Followers on  Apr 04, 2007 1

TestDriven.Net has restored and enhanced support for the Visual Studio Express Editions in the 2.5 beta despite tensions between Jamie Cansdale and Microsoft over license concerns.


Save Time While Installing VS SP1

by Jonathan Allen Follow 610 Followers on  Dec 22, 2006

SP1 for Visual Studio can take anywhere from a few minutes to several hours to install. Jon Galloway has collected some tips on reducing this time.


Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Released Today

by Jonathan Allen Follow 610 Followers on  Dec 15, 2006

The long awaited, and some say much needed, service pack 1 for Visual Studio 2005 has been released today.


Missing Pieces to the VB Upgrade Story: Printer Compatibility Library

by Jonathan Allen Follow 610 Followers on  Sep 26, 2006

Microsoft has released a Print Form component for VB 2005 and is developing a Printer Compatibility Library that will allow VB 2005 applications to use the Printer object from VB6.


VS 2005 SP 1 Beta 1.0 Released

by Jonathan Allen Follow 610 Followers on  Sep 26, 2006

Microsoft has announced the release of the first beta of the Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1. Currently it can only be downloaded via the Microsoft Connect site. It is currently available in English and Japanese. The final version is expected to be available in 3 to 4 months.

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