Visual Studio 2010 New features : Top 5 features
Microsoft announced the .NET Framework 4.0 on 29 September 2008.
The Public Beta was released on 20 May 2009.
One Click Deployment
Full fledged support for Silverlight to provider rich internet applications
Windows Azure™ Tools in Visual Studio 2010 developers can build, debug and deploy services and applications for Microsoft's new cloud platform.
In addition to SQL Server developers will be able to work with IBM DB2 and Oracle databases
Support for developers
Contextual support helps developers better understand existing code – and write new code more efficiently
Enable Office tools to make your solutions more flexible and productive for specific needs
Call Hierarchy enables you to navigate through your code by displaying the following:
All calls to and from a selected method, property, or constructor
All implementations of an interface member
All overrides of a virtual or abstract member
This enables you to better understand how code flows and to evaluate the effects of changes to code.
This enhancement enables you to highlight all instances of a particular symbol
in a document by clicking that symbol.
To navigate between references, you can use CTRL+SHIFT+DOWN ARROW or CTRL+SHIFT+UP ARROW.
Visual C# 2010 provides support for late binding to dynamic types by introducing a new type, dynamic.
Better USER Experience
Clear UI Organization
Reduced clutter and complexity
Better support for floating documents and windows
Enhanced document targeting
Focused animations for action feedback
Parallel programming is simplified, so both native- and managed-code developers can productively build innovative applications.
IDE support for parallel programming
Full support for IronPython, IronRuby, and F#.