New Features in Visual Studio 2008 (code-named Orcas)

Visual Studio 2008 (code-named Orcas)


Visual Studio 2008 (code-named Orcas) is scheduled to be officially launched on February 27, 2008 . It is focused on development of Windows Vista, 2007 Office system, and Web applications.


The new features that is gping to be packed with this is,


  • LINQ (Language Integrated Query) new versions of C# and VB languages ,
  • WPF(Windows Presentation Foundation) visual designer ,
  • A new HTML/CSS editor influenced by Microsoft Expression Web
  • Default configures compiled assemblies to run on .NET Framework 3.5
  • XAML based designer (codenamed Cider)
  • Workflow designer
  • LINQ to SQL designer
  • XSLT debugger
  • XSD designer
  • JavaScript Intellisense support
  • JavaScript Debugging support
  • support for UAC manifests
  • An enhanced set of UI widgets, both for WinForms and WPF
  • J# will not be included

 Hope this list is really exciting.


 

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