Service Pack 1 for Visual Studio 2005 came out this weekend. It added support for various features when using TFS but also made some a number of build performance improvements. These build performance improvements I have been very interested in since anyone that has compiled a site an ASP.NET site before knows how much this can suck. Also of interest is that project based web projects (for you SiteCore developers is now included).

If you are running Windows Vista, you definitely need to install SP1 to take care of various issues. On top of that Microsoft has released a work in progress patch for various Vista issues as a seperate download. Hopefully, this will fix the numerous memory corruption errors that Visual Studio tends to report in Vista. Go download it now.

Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1

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