Technical Rollup Mail – Developer Tools – September 2013



VS/TFS 2012.4 (Update 4) RC 2 is available

Team Foundation Service Release Archive

What’s new in Visual Studio 2013 and InstallShield Limited Edition

XAML Editor Improvements in Visual Studio 2013

Upgrading your LightSwitch projects

Visual Studio Unit Test Generator v1 “lands”

TFS Internal Usage Statistics – 1st Half CY 2013

Coded UI Test Gesture support in Visual Studio 2013

Releasing a Planning Poker Application and multi sprint burn down chart

Launching a Windows Store Application using Coded UI Test

Use Visual Studio 2012 to debug JavaScript code outside the running project

Maximize code reuse when building for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

Use “Napa” Office 365 Development Tools to build apps for Office and SharePoint on the browser

Windows Phone App Studio Beta response exceeds expectations, new capabilities released today


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

Visual Studio 2012 Help Viewer 2.0 may Crash

Description of Visual Studio 2012 Update 4 RC 2

Overview of Visual Studio 2012 updates

Visual Studio 2012 Setup: common issues and workarounds

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