Microsoft released Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6

  • Sapna
  • Sapna
  • Updated date Feb 24, 2015

Microsoft has announced the release of Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6 for download.

Microsoft has announced the release of Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6. Users can download the release from the download center or from MSDN subscriber downloads. VS 2015 CTP 6, is primarily intended to address some of the problems raised by developers.

Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6 includes many new capabilities and many of the new features have been rolling out slowly over the course of the last few weeks since CTP 5. Some of the interesting features are:
  • Single-Sign-in - Customers now have the facility of single sign-in for multiple Microsoft services such as Azure, the Windows Store, MSDN Subscriptions and Visual Studio Online for developing applications.
  • Improvements in ASP.NET and Xamarin Integration -  Improvements to the New Web Project dialog, updates to IntelliSense for JSON configuration files, and updates to make package restore for bower, NPM, and NuGet simpler. Customers can now directly install Xamarin during the Visual Studio installation process.
  • An update to the Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova - Supports Windows Phone 8.1 to  debug your Apache Cordova apps.
  • UI Debugging tools for XAML
  • Visual Studio Emulator for Android - OpenGL ES support, multi-touch input simulation, and advanced camera simulation
  • More efficient way to work with NuGet
  • CodeLens - See the history of your C++, SQL, or JavaScript files versioned in Git repositories by using CodeLens file-level indicators.
  • and more

Brian Harry from Microsoft blogs said that he "thoroughly expect you will find some bugs if you dig deeply. Over the next few months we'll continue to refine it and will ship a "go-live" preview for use in a production environment."

You can read much more detail in the Visual Studio CTP 6 release notes.

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