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Today we released Update 3 for Visual Studio 2013 (you can read more on Brian Harry’s blog and Soma’s blog). To upgrade you can either download the update or install a full version of Visual Studio 2013 with Update 3 already installed from these links:
In addition to new features, this update also offers reliability fixes and bug fixes, including:
You can learn more about the full list of new Update 3 features in the release notes and bug fixes in the KB article.
I also want to highlight some related releases announced recently that provide additional features and functionality for Update 3 users. These releases are all compatible with Update 3 and in some cases are required for Update 3.
Many of the features and bug fixes in this release come from your feedback. Thank you for sharing these suggestions with us on our UserVoice site and through the thousands of Send-a-Smile and Send-a-Frown actions you sent us from inside the IDE. If you find a bug please send it to us the Visual Studio Connect site.
John Montgomery, Director of Program Management, Visual Studio Platform
John has been at Microsoft for 15 years, working in developer technologies the whole time. Most recently before working on the Visual Studio core development environment, he was working on the tools for Windows 8 development
The "Install Now" download link is broken:
It wants to download "VS2013.2.exe", which doesn't look like update 3 to me!
You're right -- we're fixing that. You can go to the download center and use that directly in the meantime:
fix first then output notice of release
Still confused/ing with both .2 and .3 in the same section
•On this page, choose the Download button.
•Select the .exe option and then choose the Next button.
•Choose the Save button.
•Once the download is complete, open a command prompt, navigate to the download location, and run VS2013.2.exe /layout. <----------- .2
•Specify where to download the files and click the Download button.
•Once downloaded, you can run VS2013.3.exe from the download location to install the update.
The rtools (at least the x86 which I just did, and DL'ed again just now) shows its as update 2 in the install dialog, and as you can see the filesizes are still the same. What's the story on this one?
Directory of E:\downloads_E\vs2013_upd3_rtools
2014.08.04 15:45 61,029,000 rtools_setup_x86.exe
2014.08.04 15:46 25,607,032 rtools_setup_arm.exe
2014.08.04 15:46 86,118,760 rtools_setup_x64.exe
2014.08.04 16:31 61,029,000 xrtools_setup_x86.exe just now
4 File(s) 233,783,792 bytes
2 Dir(s) 377,091,477,504 bytes free
Directory of E:\downloads_E\vs2013_upd2_rtools
2014.05.13 05:04 25,607,032 rtools_setup_arm.exe
2014.05.13 05:06 61,029,000 rtools_setup_x86.exe
2014.05.13 05:06 86,118,760 rtools_setup_x64.exe
@idea man *
Looks like a link propagation problem. Try the link on the Download Center: www.microsoft.com/.../details.aspx
When is the proper XNA support coming?
Please add SSH, SCP and SFTP support in Windows via PowerShell/CommandPrompt. This means no disrespect to Microsoft's remoting solutions but in full honesty those protocols are far more famous in the world.
You guys can implement those protocols and win hearts of millions worldwide using Windows and dealing with Linux servers in their day jobs.
Installing Cygwin, WinSCP, Putty or Mingw etc. is far more annoying solution for those simple straight-forward protocols. Built-in support for those three protocols will "ONLY" reflect goodness and shows that Microsoft cares for all sorts of consumer scenarios.
As a treat, you can also add support for those and FTP in File Explorer, so we can hook and use our remote storage via Add Network Drive.
Thank you in advance for reconsidering this decades old stubborn decision and doing the right thing finally.
- P. Finney
VS guys please read this: visualfsharp.codeplex.com/.../122
This is "THE" example of VS issue, which needs immediate attention and VS team should work with all the project system teams and unify them to abide by some mandatory interface.
Ignoring this will eventually fend away people from VS. Improving those aspects of VS extensibility interfaces will bring more useful stuff to VS world.
Please do right by automation guys and we will deliver must better solutions to your world than what your competitors have to offer. We are getting better in discovering stuff (since there is no documentation). We have done a lot the hard-way. Would be a treat, if only this time you guys also care to do some documentation and help material on universal new interface for automation and extensions.
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What does SSH, SFTP and SCP command line support in the Windows OS have to do with Visual Studio?
Sorry I am not a developer so I don't know. I better stfu then?
On second thought, how about: VS > File > Open > Website and tadah! we gotta SFTP right there out-of-the-box!
So basically having this little sftp.exe (with helpers: scp.exe and ssh.exe) in Windows will benefit: VS, DotNet, PS, CMD, FileExplorer, vagrant, git and hundred other third-party apps for DEVELOPERS!!!
Question: Is VS related to various kind of heterogeneous development scenarios?
Question: Does it makes sense that VS team build those three utilities (for fallback purposes: Win7,8) and also give it away to Windows team so they can add to Windows vNext (perhaps 9) ?
Question: Should I take back my previous comment?
Apologies for the nonsense nuisance.
The release notes incorrectly claim the new C++ compiler switch for enabling rich debug information for optimized builds is /Z0 (zero) when it is in fact /Zo (lowercase o).
another so what release poorly done,
check this out if you even give a crap , anymore
After install the Update 3, my mvc3 project razor view @model not longer strongly typed any more. It's too bad!
vs2013 update3 stop...
in windows8.1 x64