Visual Studio for Mac Roadmap

This document provides a peek into what's next for Visual Studio for Mac. It captures some of the significant features we are currently committed to, and a rough timeframe for when you can expect to see them. It is not a comprehensive list of all new features in Visual Studio for Mac, but is intended to provide some visibility into our key investments. These feature sets and delivery timeframes are current, and are subject to change.

We welcome your suggestions! You can log your suggestions through the UserVoice forum.

2018 Q4 (October-December)

Feature Visual Studio for Mac Version Availability Workloads or Standalone Installer
Improved performance and reliability of the code editor. 7.7 and higher All Workloads
Login and activate Visual Studio for Mac when running behind firewalls and proxies. 7.7 and higher All Workloads
Improved IntelliSense with brace completions, smart indenting and lightbulbs. 7.7 and higher All Workloads
Publish ASP.NET Core project to a folder. 7.7 and higher ASP.NET Core
.NET Core 2.2 support. 7.7 and higher .NET Core and ASP.NET Core
Azure Functions 2.0 support. 7.7 and higher .NET Core and ASP.NET Core
Azure Functions auto-update for tools and templates. 7.7 and higher .NET Core and ASP.NET Core
Xamarin.Forms 3.3 with Accessibility Improvements, CSS Improvements, and community contributions. 7.7 and higher .NET (Xamarin) Mobile Development
Initial Xamarin.Android Build Performance Improvements. 7.7 and higher .NET (Xamarin) Mobile Development
Improvements to the web editors (cshtml/html/css/JavaScript/JSON). 8.0 .NET Core and ASP.NET Core
Add additional ASP.NET Core templates and template options. 8.0 .NET Core and ASP.NET Core
New in-product acquisition flow for Android emulator. 8.0 .NET (Xamarin) Mobile Development
Xamarin.Forms XAML property editor. 8.0 .NET (Xamarin) Mobile Development
Xamarin.Android Designer improvements with support for Sample Data. 8.0 .NET (Xamarin) Mobile Development
Xamarin.Forms 4.0 with CollectionView, CarouselView, and Shell workflow. 8.0 .NET (Xamarin) Mobile Development
Xamarin.Android Designer improvements with initial support for constraint layouts. 8.0 .NET (Xamarin) Mobile Development
Xamarin.Forms Previewer improvements. 8.0 .NET (Xamarin) Mobile Development
Android API 29 Support. 8.0 .NET (Xamarin) Mobile Development
Xamarin.Forms XAML Intellisense improvements. 8.0 .NET (Xamarin) Mobile Development
Unity debugger performance and reliability improvements. 8.0 Unity Game Development
Reduce the number of password prompts on install. 8.0 All Workloads
Connect to Team Foundation Server/Azure DevOps. 8.0 All Workloads
Activate Visual Studio for Mac using product keys. 8.0 All Workloads
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