Formerly known as Quick Launch, our new search experience is faster and more effective. Now, search results appear dynamically as you type. And, search results can often include keyboard shortcuts for commands, so that you can memorize them for future use.
Intelligent search service
New in 16.9: By using cloud-powered technology, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, we’ve improved our search results. Now, not only does search in Visual Studio produce more relevant results, but it can also help you discover product features more easily, too.
There are lots of new and highly useful refactorings in C# that make it easier to organize your code. They show up as suggestions in the light bulb and include actions such as moving members to interface or base class, adjusting namespaces to match folder structure, convert foreach-loops to Linq queries, and more.
Visual Studio IntelliCode enhances your software development efforts by using artificial intelligence (AI). IntelliCode trains across 2,000 open-source projects on GitHub—each with over 100 stars—to generate its recommendations.