Visual Studio 2005 SP1 RTM!

As reported all over the blogosphere, Microsoft have now released Service Pack 1 for Visual Studio 2005 to RTM. Go and get it while its still hot!

SP1 provides over 70 improvements (annoyingly I can’t find anything that details those fixes), of note are the following:

  • New processor support (e.g., Core Duo) for code generation and profiling
  • Performance and scale improvements in Team Foundation Server
  • Team Foundation Server integration with Excel 2007 and Project 2007
  • Tool support for occasionally connected devices and SQL Server Compact Edition
  • Additional support for project file based Web applications
  • Windows Embedded 6.0 platform and tools support

I’ve yet to install the SP in my BizTalk development environment, but my general development instance works just fine.


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