The connected IDE
Themes and visual design
Improved Editor, higher productivity!
IDE performance improvements
What is new for web developers
Performance tools & debugging
Sign into the IDE with your Microsoft Account
Move seamlessly between your machines
Synchronize settings across your devices
Get up and running faster
Keep Visual Studio up-to-date
Easily determine what’s important
One common location
Send your Feedback to Visual
Studio team directly.
If you are happy let them know.
If you frustrated about feature,
or you faced a bug just go
there and report it.
More than 400 icons have been changed for better
coloring and contrast
Better border lines to define areas and regions
Vivid Hover colors.
New project templates
And much more…
Solution load time is improved
IDE startup and responsiveness
Improvements are driven by data from Customer
Experience Improvement program
Unified project templates
Full support for HTML5
Improvements in page inspector
Intellisense for AngularJS and Knockout
Improved CSS3 editor and JS editor
One launch point for all profiling tools
New energy consumption monitor tool
New XAML UI responsiveness tool
What’s new in VS 2013:
Visual Studio blog:
Visual Studio Toolbox on Channel 9: