August 18, 2014
Visual Studio ‘14’ CTP 3 released, along with .NET Framework vNext

Included in the release of the community technical preview are all the Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 Web tooling improvement and ASP.NET vNext alpha 3 runtime packages. It has improved tooling support for ASP.NET vNext, such as support for build configuration and support for unit tests.

August 13, 2014
Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1 RC available for download on CodePlex

Python Tools for Visual Studio is an open-source plug-in for Visual Studio that supports programming with the Python language. Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1 RC is also available for Visual Studio Express 2013 for Desktop or Web (starting with Update 2), and for users of Visual Studio 2013, 2012 or 2010 Professional or higher.

July 30, 2014
Visual Studio Tools for Unity 1.9 add-on now available for download

Visual Studio Tools for Unity is Microsoft’s free Visual Studio add-on and it “enables a rich programming and debugging experience for working with the Unity gaming tools and platform,” writes Jb Evain, Visual Studio Platform Team Senior software development engineer lead.