Announcing new capabilities with Visual Studio 2012 Update 2!


MSDN team announced that Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 is available today! Updates provide continuous value, adding new capabilities year-round to Visual Studio. These releases are aligned with the core software development trends in the market and feedback received from the community, ensuring you always have access to the best solution for building modern applications. In addition, the update process makes it easier for you to locate and deploy bug fixes, and keep Visual Studio up-to-date with regard to our hosted cloud offerings.

The key features available with this update include1:

  • Quality enablement: author test cases through the web portal and execute test cases on your code through the cloud with web test case management.
  • Agile planning2: work item and Kanban Board enhancements, enabling further customization to meet your team’s unique characteristics.
  • Line of business development: create line of business applications that are rendered using HTML5 with LightSwitch support for HTML clients and SharePoint.

Take advantage of the latest Visual Studio functionality by downloading Update 2 today!

1 Features vary by Visual Studio offering. Update 2 is cumulative and will install Update 1 if it is not yet installed.  
2 For more info about Agile Planning in TFS 2012, Read this post .

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