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Preview Available for Visual Studio 11

Friday Sep 16th 2011 by Cynthia Harvey

Microsoft shows off the new features in the Visual Studio 11 IDE at the BUILD conference.

MSDN subscribers can now download a preview of version 11 of Microsoft's Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE). You can choose between the regular version which runs on Windows 7 or the express version that is bundled into the Windows 8 developer preview and includes support for "Metro" applications. A general release version is expected within days.

Key features in the update include the following:

  • Streamlined toolbars with a new search feature.
  • Support for C++ AMP
  • Improved debugging
  • A new test runner
  • The incorporation of the Expression Blend design engine
  • Tools for packaging apps for the Windows Phone app store

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