August 2013 – Technical Rollup Mail – Developer Tools




The Improved Microsoft Developer Network

Visual Studio 2013 Preview Available

InRelease for Visual Studio 2013 Preview Now Available

Visual Studio 2013 Application Lifecycle Management Virtual Machine with Hands-on-Labs / Demo Scripts

Team Explorer Everywhere 2012 Update available

Load testing with Team Foundation Service – Launching Preview and Early Adoption Program

Load Testing Siebel Applications using Visual Studio

Idea books for commercial and enterprise app design—with sample code!

Visual Studio a leader in software quality suites

Visual Studio Unit Test Generator is feature complete – v1 Release Candidate lands!

Visual Studio 2012 tools for Git ( are available

Performance and Diagnostics Hub in Visual Studio 2013

HTML UI Responsiveness tool in Visual Studio 2013

Energy Consumption tool in Visual Studio 2013

What is New in Code Analysis for Visual Studio 2013

Team Foundation Server 2013 Preview – Upgrade FAQ


Developer Tools Blogs

Visual Studio ALM + Team Foundation Server Blog

Team Foundation Service

The Visual Studio Blog

Microsoft Expression Blend Team Blog

Visual Studio LightSwitch Team Blog

Brian Harry’s blog


Visual Studio 2013 Preview

Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 Preview is the state-of-the-art development solution that empowers teams of all sizes to design and create compelling apps to delight users. Sign in to Visual Studio within 14 days with your Microsoft account to synchronize your settings across multiple machines and register your product. For Visual Studio 2013 Preview, this experience is only available in English.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2013 Preview

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2013 Preview is a source-code-control, project-management, and team-collaboration platform at the core of the Microsoft suite of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools, which help teams be more agile, collaborate more effectively, and deliver quality software more consistently.

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 Preview

The .NET Framework 4.5.1 Preview is a highly compatible, in-place update to the .NET Framework 4 and the .NET Framework 4.5.

Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Preview SDK

The Visual Studio 2013 Preview SDK includes project templates, tools, tests, and reference assemblies that are required to build extensions for Visual Studio 2013 Preview.

New KB’s

Description of Visual Studio 2012 Update 4 RC 1

HTTP 502 error when you connect to TFS 2013 by using Git clients on large "PUSH" requests

Users cannot select filters in the Search Results Page item template in a Windows Store app that you developed in Visual Studio 2013 Preview

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