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 version 16.2 Preview 2, and now you can check the update or download install package Visual Studio. Visual Studio 2019 version 16.1 brings a lot of new features.
What’s New in Visual Studio 2019 16.2 Review 2
- Clang-tidy integration for local CMake projects with Clang, and C++20 Standard Library feature additions.
- .NET productivity features in this release include bringing back the sort usings command, a code fix to convert a switch statement to a switch expression, and a code fix to generate a new parameter.
- Visual Studio Installer updates in this release include improved required install size detection and up-front prompting to alert users when they have insufficient disk space.
- Keyboard accelerators (holding down the Alt key) for the start window and the new project dialog.
- Drag files over the start window on Visual Studio launch and drop it to open the file or load the solution.
- Customize the window size of the start window and the new project dialog.
- Developer Command Prompt and Developer Power Shell are now integrated into Visual Studio.
- Preview Features tools options page has an updated UI and new preview features.
- Single sign on across developer tools.
- Language Server Protocol general bug fixes and feature improvements
- Newtonsoft.Json version 12.0.2 is supported by Visual Studio (updated from 9.0.1)