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What’s New in Visual Studio for Mac | Visual Studio2019-08-19T16:00:39-07:00
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Advanced IntelliSense

With the power of Roslyn, Visual Studio for Mac brings IntelliSense to your fingertips. IntelliSense describes APIs as you type and uses auto-completion to increase the speed and accuracy of how you write code.

Quick Info tool tips let you inspect API definitions, squiggly lines in the editor highlight issues, in real time as you type.

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Powerful Debugging

Use the Visual Studio debugger to quickly find and fix bugs across languages.

The Visual Studio for Mac debugger lets you step inside your code by setting Breakpoints, Step Over statements, Step Into and Out of functions, and inspect the current state of the code stack through powerful visualizations.

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Intelligent Refactoring

As your project grows, chances are, you’ll find yourself restructuring and refactoring code that you or someone else wrote earlier. That’s a whole lot easier when Visual Studio for Mac takes care of the heavy lifting for you.

The Visual Studio for Mac editor supports powerful built-in refactoring options such as Extract Method and Rename, accessible via the Quick Actions menu.

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Integrated Source Control

Manage your code in Git or SVN repos hosted by any provider, including GitHub and Azure DevOps. Review diffs, stage files, and make commits from inside Visual Studio for Mac.

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Comprehensive Testing

Enhance your code quality and create a solid code base with comprehensive testing tools. The integrated test runner supports major testing frameworks such as xUnit, NUnit, and MSTest, allowing you to efficiently run and debug unit tests and automated UI tests.
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Collaborate more effectively

Choose the development environment that is right for you. With Visual Studio on both macOS and Windows, you can share your C# and F# projects seamlessly with your team using either OS.

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Launch a professional environment tailored to the Mac, free for most non-enterprise users

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