Visual Studio 2010 – Launch Date – Today


Finally the day has come. 12th April(Today) is the launch date of .NET Framework 4.0 with Visual Studio 2010. VS 2010 Beta 1 was launched on 18th may 2009. After five months Microsoft launched VS 2010 Beta-2 on 21st October 2009.  Microsoft released the Release candidate (RC) Version of VS 2010 on 10th Feb 2010. Now, finally 12th April -2010 is going to be biggest day for .NET world as Visual Studio 2010 launching today.

Visual studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 came up with many new features for next generation developers. Below are the few lists of features that are available with VS 2010

Visual Studio 2010 IDE and .NET Framework 4.0

  • Call Hierarchy of methods
  • A New Quick Search
  • Multi-targeting
  • Multi-Monitor
  • Parallel Programming
  • Visual Debugging
  • XSLT Profiling and Debugging
  • The XSD Designer
  • Code Navigation in Class Files
  • Code Identifier Highlighting

New ASP.NET features

  • Static IDs for ASP.NET Controls
  • Web.config transformation
  • URL Routing and SEO
  • Compressing Session Values
  • MetaKeyword and MetaDescription
  • Generating Client IDs
  • Permanent Redirect

New C# features

  • Dynamic Types
  • Optional parameters
  • Named and Optional Arguments

This are only few list of features, there are many more features available.  Over couple of months I came across many good articles on  Visual studio 2010 and .NET 4.0. Below are few of them. It may help many of guys who are just start working with VS 2010 or Thinking for start with

http://dotnetslackers.com/articles/net/Visual-Studio-2010-and-NET-Framework-4-IDE-Enhancements-Part1.aspx

http://dotnetslackers.com/articles/net/Visual-Studio-2010-and-NET-Framework-4-IDE-Enhancements-Part2.aspx

http://dotnetslackers.com/articles/net/Visual-Studio-2010-and-NET-Framework-4-IDE-Enhancements-Part3.aspx

http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2010/03/30/cleaner-html-markup-with-asp-net-4-web-forms-client-ids-vs-2010-and-net-4-0-series.aspx

http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2009/10/13/url-routing-with-asp-net-4-web-forms-vs-2010-and-net-4-0-series.aspx

http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2009/10/29/add-reference-dialog-improvements-vs-2010-and-net-4-0-series.aspx

http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2009/10/22/vs-2010-code-intellisense-improvements-vs-2010-and-net-4-0-series.aspx

http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2010/01/05/asp-net-4-seo-improvements-vs-2010-and-net-4-0-series.aspx

http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2010/01/27/extensible-output-caching-with-asp-net-4-vs-2010-and-net-4-0-series.aspx

http://www.codedigest.com/Articles/ASPNET/284_New_Features_in_ASPNet_40-PART_1.aspx

http://www.codedigest.com/Articles/ASPNET/285_New_Features_in_ASPNet_40-PART_1.aspx

http://www.asp.net/LEARN/whitepapers/aspnet4/

http://www.dotnetfunda.com/articles/article815-whats-new-in-visual-studio-2010-.aspx

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