Jun 072010

I’m pleased to announce that the June 2010 release of Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio is now available for free download!

New features in this release:

  • Full support for Visual Studio 2010 RTM
  • .NET 4 support – You can now build your Windows Azure web apps and services using either .NET 3.5 or the new .NET 4.0 platform.
  • Cloud Storage Explorer: browse the tables and blobs in your Windows Azure account from within VS
  • Built-in Deployment: deploy your project to the Windows Azure cloud from within VS, with detailed status info every step of the way
  • Service monitoring: monitor the status of your services in the cloud using the new ‘compute’ node in VS Server Explorer
  • IntelliTrace support for debugging cloud service activity, with automatic log retrieval.  Requires VS 2010 Ultimate and .NET 4.0

More info on Jim’s blog post