Changes featured in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 focus heavily on aiding developer productivity in the face of the increasing complexity of the .Net framework and the tool's diverse feature set.
To speed development, Visual Studio now has additional code refactoring capabilities, including IntelliSense code snippets and intelligent helpers. Hundreds of components and classes inside the .Net framework have been added to the palette. The code snippet library includes more than 400 reusable sections of code for common operations that can be transferred into the code editor.
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