Not long to go until the release of both .NET 6 and Visual Studio 2022! But if you can’t wait that long - the preview releases of both can be downloaded right now! In this episode, I was joined by Kendra Havens to chat about what’s new and coming! Kendra is a Program Manager on the .NET and Visual Studio team, and we also chatted a bit in this episode about what software development is like internally at Microsoft, and learn that Microsoft face the same struggles as most other companies! We’re all human after all!

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Below is some information from Kendra addressing a couple of points mentioned in the show…

Intellisense completion for unimported doc

“The partial check box for providing intellisense completion for unimported namespaces signifies you may or may not be part of an AB test we are using to roll it out as “on” by default. We have some perf concerns of it slowing down intellisense loading so we want an easy way to flip it off and we’re watching if people experience any delays. Checking it entirely on with the check box will opt you in! We’ve added this in VS 2019 version 16.5. We also have completion for extension methods which is pretty cool!"

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IntelliCode whole-line completion

“IntelliCode whole line completions are doing something similar with rolling out “on by default” options in VS 22. They have a slightly different UI, but same idea. So some listeners might need to turn it on by default."

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