Visual Studio '15' preview version now available for developers
During Build 2016, Microsoft released the first public preview version of Visual Studio "15". That's the code name for the next major release of the company's popular application developer tools and is not to be confused with the currently supported version, Visual Studio 2015.
In a blog post, Microsoft says the preview version is officially unsupported, so developers should not install it "in a production environment." The preview version includes some new features:
- Open and edit any code from any folder
- Use pattern matching and local functions with new C# language features
- Use XAML "Edit and Continue" for Universal Windows 10 and WPF apps
In addition this preview release comes in two install options; the regular one and a new lightweight version.
Microsoft will likely release a number of preview versions of Visual Studio "15" before it is officially launched
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