On July 29, Microsoft will officially release Windows 10, but nine days beforehand, on July 20, the company will launch the final version of its Visual Studio 2015 software development tools. Microsoft will also make Team Foundation Server 2015 and .NET 4.6 available for download on July 20.
Visual Studio is used by millions of developers around the world to create the applications that you open every day. With this latest release, the company is targeting everything from cross platform development for iOS, Android and Windows to game development with Unity, Unreal, Cocos.
Microsoft will host an online launch event for Visual Studio 2015 on July 20 starting at 8:30 a.m. Pacific time (11:30 a.m. Eastern time) with live Q&A sessions with members of the Visual Studio team. There will be three versions of the tools released; the free Visual Studio Community SKU, the $1,199 Visual Studio Professional 2015 with MSDN, and the $5,999 Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 with MSDN.