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At Build 2016, Jennifer Marsman spoke with Tim Sneath about the new Visual Studio installer. Historically, Visual Studio has been a very large download which takes some time to install. This process has been streamlined to a 322 MB install, which Jen and Tim install OVER THE WIRELESS NETWORK AT BUILD in less than 5 minutes. Try it yourself at http://aka.ms/vsnewinstaller.
[01:32]: New Visual Studio install screen
[02:15]: Begin the installation
[02:49]: What is included in the core editor download?
[03:35]: Let's grab some random code from GitHub!
[04:50]: Discussion of installation pack options
[06:00]: How does Xamarin installation fit into this?
[06:53]: How easy is it to go back and add additional options to my Visual Studio installation?
[07:11]: Installation has completed!
[07:23]: Launching the new Visual Studio (and Jennifer notes that it runs side by side with existing VS 2015)
[08:10]: New "open folder" feature (without solution or project file)
[09:34]: Where are language extensions stored?
[10:22]: Team Explorer
[10:52]: How big are the other Visual Studio installation options?
[12:59]: How do I go back and add more Visual Studio installation options?
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