- Project and Build System – MSBuild, Native Multi-Targeting

- Edit, Navigate, and IntelliSense – Infrastructure Change and NCB

- Light Up on Windows Using MFC – Ribbon, Office “12” (Look and Feel)

- C++0x Standard

    - Lambda Expressions

    - Rvalue References

    - Compile-Time Assertions

    - Automatic Type Deduction

- Enabling Concurrency – Parallel Programming for C++ Developers in Visual Studio 2010