Microsoft previews Visible Studio 2019 v16.7 and v16.eight


Microsoft introduced Preview 1 of its upcoming Visible Studio model 16.7 and Visible Studio model 16.eight releases.

New options in Visible Studio 2019 v16.7 embody Git integration with a brand new merge editor and straightforward battle decision, WPF design-time knowledge, C++ assist for 64-bit initiatives and debug builds, and extra IntelliSense performance.

The Visible Studio merge editor was decoupled from Group Basis Model Management and now focuses on Git. A brand new gold information bar on the high of a file will inform customers when there are merge conflicts needing guide decision.

Additionally, the brand new Git Repository window permits customers to view and handle all of the native, distant, and upstream branches of their repository.

The brand new model additionally consists of design-time knowledge that allows builders to see their controls stuffed with knowledge in the course of the design-time improvement.

“Earlier than this function enchancment, when including new controls which are empty or working with controls that get populated with knowledge through knowledge binding at run time, it was arduous to see how the top consequence would look in the course of the design-time expertise,” Jacqueline Widdis, launch supervisor for the Visible Studio launch group, wrote in a weblog submit.

Additionally, there may be now IntelliSense completion in DateTime and TimeSpan string literals. Customers can place their caret contained in the DateTime or TimeSpan string literal and can then see completion choices and a proof as to what every character means. Each the date time format and an instance shall be offered. Customers may also now add a parameter inside the Change Signature dialog.

Microsoft additionally said that Visible Studio 2019 v16.7 is the following long-term servicing launch.

In the meantime, Visible Studio 2019 v16.eight Preview 1 incorporates a brand new progress dialog, compiler assist for lambdas in unevaluated contexts, which permits customers to make use of lambdas in decltype specifiers, and new sample matching options. 

Full particulars of the discharge can be found right here.