Free Visual Studio Community edition released today!

Visual Studio Community 2013 is released today.  Free of charge!  It gives you almost all features originally in Visual Studio 2013 Pro.


With Visual Studio 2013 Community, you can get Visual Studio extensions that incorporate new languages, features, and development tools into this IDE. (These extensions are available from the Visual Studio Gallery.) Here is how to install the Developer Assistant extension for Visual Studio after the installation of Visual Studio, with which you can get instant code sample help when you are writing C# code projects:



1. Go to the Tools menu, and choose ‘Extensions and Updates”

2. Choose Online / Visual Studio Gallery


3. in the Search bar, type Developer Assistant


4. Install ‘Bing Developer Assistant’.

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  1. Robert E Young MCSE says:

    NOT tried it yet…….

  2. Brad_Voris says:

    Downloaded this and have started using it. Really happy they release a community edition.

  3. aw says:

    You amazingly come with really good posts. Thanks a lot for sharing your blog Microsoft.

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