Thursday, November 13, 2014

Visual Studio 2015

November 12, 2014 Microsoft open its door for Mac and Linux developer. Microsoft announce the availability of next version of Visual Studio. I believe it is the beginning of a new era and lots of amazing things to come.
High lights of .NET 2015 
  • .NET Core 5 is the modern, componentized framework that ships via NuGet. This means we can ship our own version of .NET framework with app and other apps cannot change our app behavior.

  • .NET Core CLR for Windows, Mac and Linux and it will be open source. Microsoft will be supporting it.

  • It will make RyuJit and the .NET GC open source and cross-platform compatible.

  • Visual Studio Community for students and open source developers.

  • Visual Studio 2015 and ASP.NET 5 will support JavaScript utility like gulp, grunt, bower and npm for front end developers.
Above all .NET Core Framework 4.6 and its references source will be available in GitHub. And there will be a new hub for Microsoft open source in GitHub(

You can download Visual Studio 2015 Preview from here.