Microsoft is releasing the first service pack for Visual studio 2010 this week, according to ZDnet. Starting today, MSDN subscribers will get access to the update and the general public will get access on March 10. Visual Studio SP1, which has been in beta since December 2010, includes improvements to developing in Silverlight 3 and 4, as well additional features that support Windows 7 based MFC (Microsoft Foundation Class) interfaces usable for Direct2D, DirectWrite, and Windows Animation. Microsoft also promises numerous bug fixes and overall improvements to responsiveness, stability, and performance.
Also available as part of the update is the Team Foundation Server Integration Feature Pack, which enhances integration of Visual studio 2010 with Microsoft Project and Sharepoint.
Visual Studio is Microsoft’s flagship software development platform and it now supports development on a wide variety of languages and systems, including web and cloud based infrastructures, as well as the popular Visual basic, C# and other .NET Framework languages.
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