S. Somasegar (Soma): Introducing Visual Studio 2010 RTM

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Senior Vice President S. Somasegar (aka Soma) joins us for a chat about Visual Studio 2010 RTM, which is available today. Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 offer an unprecedented level of support for Microsoft’s platforms, including Windows, Windows Server, Office, SharePoint, Windows Phone, SQL, and Windows Azure. Here we get Soma's perspective on this release, Microsoft's broadest developer tooling offering ever, including several enhancements and new capabilities for both managed and native developers alike.

MSDN customers will be able to download VS 2010 and .NET Framework 4.

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    2000 BEEP!  Haha, I actually laughed out loud Tongue Out

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    Soma, you and your group did such a wonderful job with this release! There were a lot of things that really snapped into place at the right time. Whatever process you used to get this one out the door, I would stick to it.



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    I know, it sounds lame, but any word on SourceSafe service pack for VS2010 integration? Blushing






    Edit: Never mind, SourceSafe 2005 plus update for VS2008/Vista integrates in Visual Studio 2010 as soon as you have opened a SourceSafe managed project. Thanks.

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    I've been using VS 2010 + .NET 4.0 + C# 4.0 since they first Beta (almost a year before), and I'm very pleased that finally they're now officially released.


    But what I like the most is that all these stuff is not anymore the "future" but the "present" technologies. So now we can advance to talk towards a new set of "future" technologies, tools and improvements.


    In particular, I'm very eager to see Anders Hejlsbegs talking about the new C# 5.0 (or even a new language if the changes are too dramatic to be ensembled into our loved C#), considering its PDCs and TechTalks comments about Compiler Services, Metaprograming, Immutability features.

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    Too much of a good thing can be wonderful, Excited to work on it....  Wink

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