The next version of Visual Studio is finally here, and you can get started by installing the latest release of the IDE right now.
It comes with the latest features and fixes, and we’re going to dive in to some of the most notable features to make sure you’re using the best version of the code editor available.
Visual Studio 2018 brings a number of improvements over the previous version, including a new look for the toolbar, a new “visual” UI for the code explorer, and a new Visual Studio toolset that includes support for the C#, Visual Basic, C++, and C++14 languages.
It’s all baked into Visual Studio 2017, but this is the first version to include the latest changes and fixes.
VisualStudio 2018 also includes a bunch of new features that you may have noticed, but the new features and features that will help you get the most out of the new version are listed below.
Visual Studio 2019 is here, but we’re not quite done yet.
It has several major improvements and bug fixes, but there are still some significant differences in how it behaves compared to Visual 2016.
First, let’s look at the most significant new features.
The toolbar is completely redesigned and new navigation menus have been added to the toolbar.
There are also several new visual tools that you’ll notice as you explore your code.
You’ll also notice a few new editor features like code completion, code completion with highlight, code analysis, and code analysis with line-by-line highlights.
You’ll also find the following new features:Code explorer.
You can now navigate and highlight code by highlighting the code or code block directly in the editor.
Code highlighting with line by line highlights has been expanded and simplified.
Code completion with code analysis.
You now can see the code in the code block by highlighting it directly in Visual Studio.
Code analysis with highlight code.
Code visualization with line and column by line highlighting has been improved.
Code highlighting with highlight line-and-column.
Code comparison with line, column, and group by line, line, and column.
Code search for code types has been added.
Code searches now also include comments and code blocks.
Code code completion.
Code completion with line highlighting with highlighting with code blocks and code groups has been changed to include code completion in code blocks with spaces.
Code inspection with line highlight and highlight with code groups is now also available.
Code highlight with line group highlighting is now available.
Code highlights with line groups are also available in code search.
Code snippet editor.
You also have the option to open code snippets in code editor by clicking on the “Snippet” icon.
Code snippets will open in a new tab with the new code completion features.
You can also preview the code you’re editing in code inspector.
You have the ability to navigate code in code and line by using the navigation menu.
You don’t have to drag your cursor to the code area to move code.
You now have the following features:New visual toolset.
Visual code explorer has been re-designed with a new visual toolbar that is much easier to navigate, has a new code navigation menu, and has improved navigation.
Code code analysis has been updated with code completion for code analysis and code inspection.
Code formatting and formatting with highlighting.
Code formatting with highlight text and lines has been overhauled and the formatting is now easier to read.
Code editing with highlight and line grouping.
Code editing with line grouping has been simplified.
You also have new visual features for code editing and code completion:Code completion.
You no longer have to use the text editor for code completion anymore.
Code completions with code highlighting now include a code completion summary.
Code annotations are now available as code completion highlights.
Code inspections with line editing now have a code inspection summary.
The following features have been updated in Visual C++:Code compilation.
You are now able to compile C++ code with the Visual C# compiler.
You’re now able with Visual C, Visual C++) to increase the quality of your C++ application.
Code cleanup has been made easier.
Code annotation with code highlights has become available.
You are now also able to edit and test code using the Visual Studio code editor, and all code is now compiled and tested using Visual Studio Code.
The Visual Studio editor is still available, but you can use the Code Editor extension to edit your code directly.
You know the drill.
Code refactors can now be automated and tested.
Code documentation with code completions now includes code documentation with line numbers and the line numbers can be highlighted.
You will now see the line number of the comment before you read the code.
Code fixes have been improved for code comments and line numbering.