Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Beta: A Sneak Peek 

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2012-02-24
 
 
 

Visual Studio 11 Beta

Microsoft will ship a beta of Visual Studio 11 and .NET Framework 4.5 on Feb. 29.

Visual Studio 11 Beta

Java Projects

Team Foundation Server Build triggers a build of a Java project using a Java build engine.

Java Projects

Code Clone–Comparing Two Matches

Comparing matching instances of code detected by a code clone analysis.

Code Clone–Comparing Two Matches

Give Feedback

Stakeholder captures and provides feedback to the development team.

Give Feedback

IntelliTrace Analyze

Analyzing an IntelliTrace file in Visual Studio 11 Ultimate.

IntelliTrace Analyze

New UI

Visual Studio 11 eliminates the use of color, providing a clean, professional developer experience.

New UI

PowerPoint Storyboarding

Creating a storyboard using the new PowerPoint Storyboarding add-in to capture and validate user requirements.

PowerPoint Storyboarding

Product Backlog With Forecast Lines

Product Backlog in Team Foundation Server Web Access.

Product Backlog With Forecast Lines

Request Feedback

Requesting stakeholder feedback on an application in development.

Request Feedback

Sprints

Sprint Burndown Chart

Sprints

Taskboard

Here's a look at the Visual task board with in-line editing and drag-and-drop experiences for managing the flow of work.

Taskboard

Team Explorer Everywhere (TEE)

Developers using Eclipse can be part of a team using Visual Studio Team Foundation Server with Team Explorer Everywhere. You can see Eclipse with Team Explorer Everywhere loaded.

Team Explorer Everywhere (TEE)

TEE With Apache Maven

Team Explorer Everywhere provides Eclipse developers with the ability to build Java projects and collaborate with others using Team Foundation Server.

TEE With Apache Maven

Unit Testing

The extensible unit testing framework in "Visual Studio 11" allows you to run unit tests in your solution from a single Unit Test Explorer view, including xUnit.net, NUnit or tests for any other third-party testing frameworks for which adapters are available.

Unit Testing

Rocket Fuel