Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Released

Microsoft have released SP1 for VS2005, including Team Suite (inc standard + professional), team foundation and express editions.

“Through further advancement and feedback, Service Pack 1 also provides over 70 improvements for common development scenarios including:

  • 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”


Please note, ‘Visual Studio 2005 SP1 Vista Refresh Beta’ has not been released, this is due Q1 of 2007.


On a side note, Microsoft have also released their new website design –


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