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This article was published on July 2, 2014

Microsoft acquires SyntaxTree, maker of a popular Visual Studio plugin for Unity

Microsoft acquires SyntaxTree, maker of a popular Visual Studio plugin for Unity
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Microsoft announced today that it has acquired SyntaxTree, the creator of UnityVS, a Visual Studio plugin for the Unity game engine. UnityVS will soon be available to download for free from Microsoft.

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UnityVS enables developers to view and debug the code for their games from within Virtual Studio. A number of top gaming companies, including EA, Ubisoft, Mojang, Valve and Blizzard, use the plugin.

Microsoft acquires SyntaxTree, creator of UnityVS plugin for Visual Studio