At the developer conference held by Microsoft, the Visual Studio 2019 Preview version was released for download, and all developers can download and experience it immediately. This is the first preview of the next major release of Visual Studio. In this preview release, focus on a few key areas, such as making it faster to open and use projects stored in a git repository, using artificial intelligence (AI) (officially known as the Visual Studio IntelliCode feature) to improve IntelliSense And by integrating Live Share, it’s easier to collaborate with team members.
Microsoft has also written a blog to introduce various changes to Visual Studio 2019. Interested developers can view the details on the Microsoft website.
Today Microsoft released Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2, and now you can check update or download install package Visual Studio. Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2 brings a lot of new features.
What’s New in Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2
- Be more efficient now that Visual Studio updates will now be downloaded in the background.
- Control installation mode for Visual Studio updates.
- Create new projects with improvements in tag-based search and an easily accessible “Recent project templates” list.
- Create new items directly from Visual Studio Search and find results faster with improved relevance.
- Experience an improved Per-Monitor Awareness (PMA) support through more components with full PMA functionality and fixes to many usability issues.
- Stay informed of important information, such as Visual Studio Live Share requests, with a new notifications experience.
- Save a collection of code cleanup fixers as a profile to easily select the fixers you want run during code cleanup.
- Trigger new .NET refactorings and code fixes.
- See the status of your extensions with Preview, Paid, and Trial tags in the Extensions and Updates dialog.
- Check and configure which Preview features you want active since the defaults have been reset in this Preview.
- Keep your extensions up-to-date by excluding certain Test Window APIs that have been marked as deprecated in this release.
- We have removed Azure App Service-related features from Server Explorer; equivalent functionality is instead available in Cloud Explorer.
- Learn the new shortcut for Build Selection and quickly Build All in CMake with the new Build All command.
- Code faster with improved performance of IntelliSense for C++ files in CMake projects.
- Load larger .NET Core projects.
- Load project dependencies quickly with a new project context menu command.
- See performance tips in the performance center.