SharpDevelop 4.2 Beta 2 – In Full Color!

1) Release Information

The Beta 2 release is centered around quality – ranging from bug fix to improving our infrastructure to support Web and Windows better than before. In this Beta release you will find the following new features:

* .NET 4.5 targeting support
* CQA Reports

You can read more about SharpDevelop install requirements – which changed for Windows 8 – in Daniel’s blog post:

http://community.sharpdevelop.net/blogs/danielgrunwald/archive/2012/03/04/msbuild-multi-targeting-in-sharpdevelop.aspx

Siegfried details the changes to our project system:
http://community.sharpdevelop.net/blogs/siegfried_pammer/archive/2012/03/04/project-behaviors-extensibility-in-the-project-system.aspx

And finally, see Christoph’s blog for our future platform directions:

http://community.sharpdevelop.net/blogs/christophwille/archive/2012/03/03/sharpdevelop-platform-roadmap.aspx

2) Downloads

SharpDevelop 4.2:

http://www.icsharpcode.net/OpenSource/SD/Download/#SharpDevelop4x

3) Support

Our primary means of support is via our Web-based forum (please do not email team members directly unless they advise you to do so in the forum):

http://community.sharpdevelop.net/forums/

Posted by Christoph Wille 2012-03-04