What’s New in Visual Studio 2012 – Update 2 RTM Release?

Visual Studio 2012 – Update 2 RTM is officially released , you can check the announcement in Somasegar’s Blog , Also you can download it from here

Right now there is a big buzz on Twitter about this new amazing update 🙂

Feature Summary

Agile Planning

  1. Work Item Filtering
  2. Kanban Board
  3. Send Work Items using email

Quality Enablement (Testing)

  1. Windows Store
  2. Windows Phone
  3. Coded UI Testing
  4. Web based Test Case Management
  5. Test Explorer Enhancements
  6. SharePoint
  7. Unit Testing
  8. Microsoft Test Manager (MTM)

Quality Enablement (Debugging)

  1. Code Map
  2. IntelliTrace

Line of Business (LOB) Application Development

  1. LightSwitch
  2. Blend, SketchFlow & XAML Editors

Developer Experience

  1. Web Based Version Control
  2. TFS Build
  3. Team Explorer Enhancements
  4. TFS Upgrades & Availability
  5. Visual Studio IDE
    • New Blue Theme for Visual Studio IDE

Web Development

  1. ASP.NET & Web Tools 2012.2 (Update 2) is included in Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 (no changes from stand-alone release)



  1. Update 2 contains various fixes, for a complete list please see: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2797912


For more info, please check this wonderful post by visual studio ALM Team

Happy ALM 🙂


About nasrahmed

I'm TFS/ALM Consultant, Agile Associate and Speaker, I love Innovation and Microsoft Team Foundation System because it's the best system for ALM (Application Life Cycle Management). I'm interested in anything related to AGILE because I believe it's the best way for making software. Hope you enjoy my blog.
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