Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 CTP 1 Ready to Download

Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 CTP 1 Ready to Download

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The first CTP for Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 is ready to download. Update 4 CTP 1 includes feature enhancements and bug fixes for Team Foundation Server and Visual C++. Checkout this detailed blog post for more info on Team Foundation Server enhancements. To learn about bug fixes check out the release notes. As a reminder, these CTPs are not supported in production environments but are meant for trial and testing.

Many of the features and bug fixes in this release come from your feedback. Thank you for sharing these suggestions, thoughts and ideas 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 via the Visual Studio Connect site.



image 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.

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  • WHen does a sln enter this realm: "...on large solutions"?  Is it number of files to compile?  Number of projects to link?  What number?  Surely there is some number used to determine "...on large solutions".

  • Please support YAML in VS natively. It the slimmest way of representing data.. Add YAML's native support in VS using this robust and feature-complete libyaml:

  • The reference for release notes ( seems to be broken. Can you double check it?  I'm accessing the page from Canada if that makes a difference...

    ~ Cameron

  • Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime language packs are installed again like in the Update 3 CTP's and RC. Hope this will be fixed again.

  • @Cameron

    Sorry you are having trouble getting to the release notes. The page should be accessible from Canada. Are you getting a 404 error or is it taking you to a different page altogether?

    Can you try the direct link and see if that works?

    Radhika Tadinada [MSFT]

  • @Marcel Raad

    You caught a known issue. It first appear in an Update 3 CTP, and was fixed for Update 3 RTM and then regressed in Update 4 CTP 1.  The team is investigating and will fix. Thanks for catching it!


  • I hope the SignalR and BrowserLink have been fixed and updated so I no longer get pingInterval is undefined errors when debugging with IE11 on Win7 VS 2013 Update 3.

  • el problema que tengo es que internet explorer enpide que la pagina webmuestre contenido


  • I am really excited about this update.  Right now I am considering the on premise install on an environment with TFS 2013 Update 3 installed.  Will I be able to apply Update 4 RTM when it is released, if I install Update 4 CTP1 today?  

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