Microsoft developers are software makers who love making software, and as Microsoft gives them amazing tools to use, the next generation of software continues to evolve. On Monday, Microsoft gave developers 4 new sets of software updates that will keep them busy for a while.
Microsoft developers with their four different sets of updates, got software that ranges from Visual Studio, Azure SDK 2.4, Windows Phone 8.1 Update, and Multi-Device Hybrid Apps CTP 2.0. These are all live for developers to enjoy, and should keep them programming for a while.
Visual Studio & Azure SDK Update
In the latest Visual Studio 2013 update, the Update 3 gives developers a lot of new features. It has applications insights integration tools, codelens support for git, multi-monitor support for Windows Store App development, test plan customization, and code maps plus a few more features.
The Azure DSK 2.4 update contains a lot of new tools for Azure developers, and developers using Visual Studio can configure and create snapshots, create new virtual machines from saved snapshots, and remote debug 32-bit virtual machines. All of these tools are aimed to give developers programming with Azure a wild set of tools to use starting today.
Windows Phone and Hybrid Apps
Developers for Windows Phone now have the ability to download the latest Windows Phone 8.1 software directly from Microsoft. It contains new emulators that will help them test their Windows Phone 8.1 apps, and has a lot of consumer facing updates. This is a major mobile update, and gives mobile developers a huge set of tools.
Microsoft loves developers and these updates show. They are all available starting today.