Visual Studio feedback upgrade snubs older versions

Microsoft is upgrading the opinions program for its Visual Studio IDE, but the alterations suggest that consumers of older variations of the software will no more time be capable to submit opinions.

The Send out Feed-back selections in the Help menu and Feed-back Middle are currently being upgraded, the organization stated. The new program will make it a lot easier for Microsoft engineering teams to keep track of, manage, and transfer tickets. But in order to keep on publishing opinions, Visual Studio consumers ought to be on model 16.7 or any LTSC (Lengthy-Expression Servicing Channel) company launch from following April 2021.

The pursuing Visual Studio variations will no more time aid the Send out Feed-back selections:

  • 15.nine.-15.nine.34
  • 16.four.-16.four.twenty
  • 16.five.-16.six.X

Microsoft stated in a blog write-up on December 16 that it was tough to come to a decision not to aid particular variations of the IDE, but it was the correct conclusion mainly because of the maximize in scalability and productivity that the new program delivers. Customers can update their IDE by heading to

Microsoft also encourages Visual Studio consumers to supply opinions through the Developer Community. The organization also receives opinions through Twitter, YouTube, and the Visual Studio Blog, as nicely as at conferences and on the web situations.

The most the latest major output launch of Visual Studio was Visual Studio 2022, unveiled November 8.  

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