Microsoft today released Visual Studio 2015 update 3 RC. This candidate preliminary focuses on stability, performance improvements and bug fixes. But company has also implemented some good features in IDE with this update. Check out change log below.

Tools for Apache Cordova. This update includes TACO Update 9and TACO Update 10, which adds plugins for Intune, Azure engagement, security, and SQLite storage, as well as the ability to add plugins from the config designer either by npm package name or ID. It also includes support for Cordova 6.1.1.

Application Insights and HockeyApp. Developer Analytics Tools v7.0.1 adds has diagnostics tools events for ASP.NET 5 RC1 and ASP.NET Core RC2 projects. We also improved the search experience: search automatically refreshes if you change search criteria such as filters, date ranges, and selected events, and you can go to code from requests in search and also “find telemetry for this…” in the Search menu. For further details, check out the release notesin Microsoft Azure Documentation.

Debugging and Diagnostics. Update 3 RC includes Diagnostics Toolsupport for applications running on Windows OneCore devices, including HoloLens and Windows IoT. You will now get better performance and reliability in C++ Edit and Continue when FASTLINK is enabled. And we improved XAML UI Debugging so the new Track Focus feature in the Live Visual Tree will cause any selection changes in the Visual Tree to update the currently focused element.

Microsoft has also fixed some bugs and improved performance of the debugging and code editing for C#/VB/Roslyn languages. Check out a below.

• Performance improvements to the C# background code analysis engine that collects errors and warnings. These improvements have also significantly reduced overall memory consumption.
• Performance improvements to the C# GoTo Implementation and Find All References. You can try these by selecting an object, right-clicking on it and then selecting them from the menu.
• You can now enable an option to suggest usings for types in reference assemblies or NuGet packages. You can try this under Tools > Options > Text Editor > C# > Advanced, “Using Directives”.
• When you apply a “fix all” action to document/project/solution we now display a progress bar.

This update includes enhancement for Universal Windows platform tool which you read at official bog post.
You can download the latest update from below link. Along with web installer, company has also provided ISO file of update. Chcek out them below.
Download Visual Studio 2015 update RC 3.