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Catch up on the latest Git tooling features in 17.10 GA

We believe that boosting the productivity of your development and team collaboration helps you produce better software solutions. That’s why the Visual Studio Version Control team has delivered new features, streamlining your inner loop and code review experiences. You’ll get AI support writing commit messages,
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Visual Studio 2022 – 17.10 Performance Enhancements

We are excited to announce the latest update of Visual Studio 2022, which brings you a range of performance enhancements across various areas of the IDE. In this blog post, we will highlight some of the most notable improvements that you can experience in version 17.10,
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Giving our Azure marketplace images a makeover

We previously announced the addition of new, optimized Azure VM image offers to help you create and test your applications faster and more easily on Azure VMs and the Microsoft Dev Box service. As we continue to evolve and optimize our offers,
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Get Hands-On with Visual Studio and Azure: Live at Microsoft HQ this August!

Visual Studio LIVE! Microsoft HQ 2024

August 5-9 | Microsoft Conference Center, Redmond, WA

Join the Ultimate Developer Celebration!

Who’s ready to connect with fellow developers and Visual Studio Product Managers this August at the Microsoft Campus in Redmond? Visual Studio Live!
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Introducing the Revamped Visual Studio Resource Explorer

With the recent revamp of Visual Studio’s Resource Explorer, developers are in for a treat! We’re thrilled to unveil the reimagined Visual Studio Resource Explorer, and trust us, it’s a game-changer.

Developers who manage resources in Visual Studio will be delighted to learn that we have finally updated our out-of-the-box resource management experience to better accommodate the needs of the modern .NET developer.
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Microsoft and Broadcom to support license portability for VMware Cloud Foundation on Azure VMware Solution

Microsoft and Broadcom are expanding our partnership with plans to support VMware Cloud Foundation subscriptions on Azure VMware Solution. Customers that own or purchase licenses for VMware Cloud Foundation will be able to use those licenses on Azure VMware Solution, as well as their own datacenters, giving them flexibility to meet changing business needs.
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Celebrating customers’ journeys to AI innovation at Microsoft Build 2024

From enhancing productivity and creativity to revolutionizing customer interactions with custom copilots, our customers demonstrate the transformative power of generative AI and truly, brought Build 2024 to life. So, how’d they do it? 
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Azure Maps: Reimagining location services with cloud and AI innovation

Today, we’re announcing the unification of our enterprise maps offerings under Microsoft Azure Maps. This enables our customers to accelerate innovation by leveraging other Microsoft Azure cloud services while retaining many familiar features from Bing Maps for Enterprise.
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A modern Extension Manager has arrived with Visual Studio 17.10

We’re bringing our updated Extension Manager to all users! Over the last year, we’ve made our updated Extension Manager available as an optional preview feature and have been asking you to let us know what you think. Based on your incredible feedback,
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VisualStudio.Extensibility 17.10: Debug your extensions with the Diagnostics Explorer

Imagine creating extensions that run faster and smoother than ever before! If you haven’t been following along lately, we’ve been working on improving the VisualStudio.Extensibility SDK. VisualStudio.Extensibility helps you build extensions that run outside the main IDE process for improved performance and reliability.
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Developing cloud-native apps with .NET Aspire and Visual Studio

We’re excited to introduce the general availability of .NET Aspire, a comprehensive stack aimed at simplifying the way .NET cloud-native apps are built and managed. .NET Aspire offers developers like you an improved, opinionated framework for constructing distributed applications, ensuring a seamless and consistent development experience.
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First preview of Visual Studio 2022 v17.11

We are excited to announce the release of Visual Studio 2022 v17.11 Preview 1, the first preview of our next update for Visual Studio 2022. This preview focuses on quality-of-life improvements for all developers and workloads. See the release notes for full list of features.
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Maximizing joy and minimizing toil with great developer experiences

The future always starts with developers. They determine the speed of innovation, and never has that been more true than today, in the era of Generative AI. We’re already seeing GenAI have a profound impact on the way that we build applications and collaborate with our colleagues.
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Visual Studio 2022 17.10 and GitHub Copilot: Your Coding Partner for Faster and Smarter Development

Today, as we kick off the //BUILD 2024 conference, we’re thrilled to share the general availability of Visual Studio 2022 17.10! This release features a new, single GitHub Copilot extension, marking a significant leap forward in AI-assisted development by embedding the power of advanced AI directly into strategic parts of your Integrated Development Environment (IDE). 
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From code to production: New ways Azure helps you build transformational AI experiences

What was once a distant promise is now manifesting—and not only through the type of apps that are possible, but how you can build them. With Azure, we’re meeting you where you are today—and paving the way to where you’re going. So let’s jump right into some of what you’ll learn over the next few days. Welcome to Build 2024!
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Improve your code quality with GitHub Copilot in Visual Studio

In our previous post, we discussed GitHub Copilot’s Slash Commands, which allow you to trigger specific actions within Visual Studio with simple text-based inputs. Now, let’s explore the /optimize command and its potential to improve code quality in Visual Studio.

Refactoring with /optimize

In a recent exploration by Bruno Capuano,
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Get Ready for Visual Studio at Build 2024: Join Thousands Online!

MICROSOFT BUILD 2024

Watch it Live! or On-Demand – Starting Next Tuesday!

Next week, from May 21st, I’ll be diving into Microsoft Build 2024, and I invite you to come along for the ride—virtually! We’ll explore cutting-edge developments in Visual Studio,
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Accelerate AI innovation with the Microsoft commercial marketplace

With Microsoft Build 2024 right around the corner, I am excited to share how the Microsoft commercial marketplace is extending innovation. As we enter the era of AI, I’m seeing developers utilize the marketplace to use cutting-edge AI tools that accelerate adoption of next-gen solutions for their organizations.
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Mastering Slash Commands with GitHub Copilot in Visual Studio

GitHub Copilot, the AI-powered coding assistant, revolutionizes coding in Visual Studio with its advanced features. In this series, we delve into the efficiency and convenience offered by Slash Commands, elevating your coding workflow.

Introducing Slash Commands

Slash Commands are predefined actions within GitHub Copilot,
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