Working with Visual Studio “15” Preview 4

by Santhakumar Munuswamy

  Posted on  30 August 2016

  Visual Studio


In this post, we will see the new feature of Visual Studio “15” Preview 4, setting up the environment and so on. Microsoft announced the new release of Visual Studio “15” Preview 4 on August 22 2016. Visual Studio team has released innovation features and improved the product.

You can easily update the new release and download the available link as below:

What’s New in Visual Studio “15” Preview 4?

If you want to know what are all the things are new or improved for Visual Studio 15 preview 4 with this release, you can see the list of the features as below:

  • New Installation Experience
  • Visual Studio Feedback
  • Visual Studio IDE
  • Developer Command Prompt
  • Debugging and Diagnostics
  • Visual C++
  • C# and Visual Basic
  • JavaScript and TypeScript
  • XAML Diagnostics
  • Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova
  • Visual Studio Tools for Universal Windows Apps Development
  • Xamarin
  • NuGet
  • Developer Analytics Tools
  • Team Explorer
  • SQL Server Data Tools
  • Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio
  • Visual Studio Software Development Kit

Setting up the Environment on your PC

If you want to know how to install Visual Studio “15” Preview 4, the step-by-step guidelines are as follows:

Double Click “vs_bootstrapper”  and run it

The Visual Studio window will be opened and Click Install button.

Visual Studio setup initialize and take few minutes to complete it

The Visual Studio 15 Preview 4 window will be opened and click Install button

The Installing - Visual Studio 15 Enterprise window will opened and you can choose required feature in workloads. In my case I want to install the Mobile development with .NET. then Click Install Button.

Installing feature are in progress, as show in the screen shots as below

After the installation setup completes, Click to Launch button

Lets start’s being Visual Studio Enterprise 15 Preview 4



I hope you understood the Visual Studio 15 Preview 4 installation steps. I have covered all the required things. If you find anything which I missed in this article, please let me know. Please share your valuable feedback or suggestions


About the Author
Santhakumar Munuswamy is a seasoned Solution Architect and Most Valuable Professional in Cloud /AI solutions. He has been experienced around 14 years in Solution designing, Software Product Development, Technical Documentation, Project Management for Web and Cloud Applications. He has experience in the IT industry across different domains (Automotive, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Logistics & Warehouse Automation, etc.) with roles in Technical Architect, Genesys Consultant, Technical Lead, Team Lead, and Developer. He has experienced in mentorship and coaching high potential developers.

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