Tuesday, October 27, 2009

What's New in Visual Studio 2010

I just install the new version of Visual Studio 2010 (beta 2) link to download – yeah!!!

Vs.net 2010 splash screen

But it is not only the splash screen and the logo that has changed. On MSDN is there a whole brunch of articles about what’s new in Visual Studio 2010. To make a quick highlight of what I find interesting:

What's New in Visual Studio 2010 - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb386063(VS.100,classic).aspx

What's New in Visual C# 2010 - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383815(VS.100).aspx

  • Dynamic Support
    Visual C# 2010 provides support for late binding to dynamic types by introducing a new type, dynamic. This addition enables many new scenarios, including simplified access to COM APIs such as the Office Automation APIs, to dynamic APIs such as IronPython libraries, and to the HTML Document Object Model (DOM). For more information, see Using Type dynamic (C# Programming Guide) and dynamic (C# Reference).
  • Highlighting References
    This enhancement enables you to highlight all instances of a particular symbol in a document by clicking that symbol. To navigate between references, you can use CTRL+SHIFT+DOWN ARROW or CTRL+SHIFT+UP ARROW. For more information, see How to: Use Reference Highlighting.

What's New in the .NET Framework Version 4 - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms171868(VS.100).aspx

Managing Visual Studio Extensions - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd293638(VS.100).aspx

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 uses a new feature called the Extension Manager to add, remove, enable, and disable Visual Studio extensions. The Extension manager has a UI similar to that of the Windows Control Panel, and can be opened from the Tools menu in Visual Studio by selecting Extension Manager…

Extension Manager