Microsoft's Visual Studio 11 lineup adds Windows Phone, Azure tools

Company claims system requirements will be the same as those of Visual Studio 2010 despite performance increases

By , InfoWorld |  Software, Azure, Microsoft

  • The platform will feature new JavaScript tooling support, such as more responsive IntelliSense capabilities, said Microsoft vice president Jason Zander in a recent blog post. The JavaScript editor has been rewritten and supports modern third-party libraries. JavaScript has been improved and the JavaScript Console allows programmatic access.
  • Microsoft said LightSwitch, launched last year as a simplified self-service development tool for quickly building business applications, has become part of the Visual Studio 11 core product family.
  • The default target for applications developed with Visual Studio will be .Net Framework 4.5, for managed applications and the VC11 toolset (Visual Studio C++ language tools) for native applications.

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