On 14th July, 2021, VS2022 Preview 2 is released.
There are some highlighted new features.
- New Font that is easier to read, Cascadia Code
- New refreshed Icons, that are clearer and easier to distinguish.
- Preview 1 was available only in English. Preview 2 now is fully localized. The supported language packs: English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish, and Turkish.
- Now VS2002 will be the best place to build cross-platform apps. With Preview 2, we’ve extended our cross-platform capabilities, adding new CMake integration and seamless targeting for WSL2—with no need for manual configuration.
- Next Wave of cross platform apps with .NET MAUI and Blazor are ready in Preview 2.
- New Live Preview experiences for both XAML and web apps. You will be able to make those iterative changes to your application in the editor. And you could see the difference in real time. No more recompile-and-run when you just want to nudge something by a pixel or two! This is also provided in Preview 2 already.
- Hot Reload. It is including support for C++ apps. When you are able to edit C++ or .NET projects even the application is still running. You can also apple code changes without pausing your application. An “Apply code changes” button in the toolbar is added, by clicking it you can “reload” you updated code into the running application without stop and re-run with the latest code.
There are many more other new features are available in Preview 2. You may visit this page, Summary of What’s New in this Release of Visual Studio 2022 version 17.0 Preview 2 to view the full list and more details.
In the past, I have blog that VS2022 Public Preview will be released in the summer time. It has been released and you could download and try it now.
On 17th June, 2021, VS Team has released VS2022 Preview 1.0.
Yesterday (24th June, 2021) VS Team released, VS2022 Preview 1.1.
The only issue addressed in Preview 1.1 on top of the Preview 1.0 is,
- Fixed an issue causing Test Explorer to run very slow
What’s New in Preview 1.0?
- Devenv.exe is now 64-bit
- .NET 6 SDK (preview) is included in VS2022 Preview 1.0
- New Git experience
Some features are not yet ready in this preview 1.0/1.1
- Web Live Preview
- Instrumentation profiler
- Azure Cloud Service project support
- T-SQL debugger
- Web Load Test and TestController/TestAgent
- Azure DataLake
- Coded UI Test
- Incredibuild IDE integration
- IntelliCode find and replace by example
Try the Preview now
More Detail: Microsoft Official Site – Visual Studio 2022 Preview
Amanda Silver, CVP of Product-Developer Division announce that the next version of Visual Studio will be called VS2022. And its Public Preview will be available to download this summer. Let me do a short summary about the changes and share with you.
- IDE will be running faster
- New Design
- Better clarity, legibility, and contrast
- Cascadia Code
- Personalization, you could make your own “IDE” just right for you.
- Develop Modern Apps
- Azure, better integration with GitHub for CI/CD, and with Azure
- VS2022 will have full support for .NET 6.
- .NET Multi-platform App UI (MAUI) will be included. You could build client apps on Windows, Android, macOS, iOS. You could also use ASP.NET Blazor for Web App.
- Performance improved for Diagnostics and Debugging
- Using Live Share to enable Real-Time Collaboration
- AI IntelliCode engine provide more and deeper integrations into your daily workflows.
- New support for Git and GitHub.
- Improved Code Search
- refreshing VS for Mac
Well, let’s wait and test this new VS2022 in the coming summer time. Meanwhile, you could read from the original post here.