Visual Studio Achievements – The Beta Goes Live!


The gang over at Channel 9 have just released the first beta of their Visual Studio Achievements project. I tried it out last night and it’s very cool. Here’s what it’s all about:

Bring Some Game To Your Code!

A software engineer’s glory so often goes unnoticed. Attention seems to come either when there are bugs or when the final project ships. But rarely is a developer appreciated for all the nuances and subtleties of a piece of code–and all the heroics it took to write it. With Visual Studio Achievements Beta, your talents are recognized as you perform various coding feats, unlock achievements and earn badges.

You can read the full announcement here and grab the beta from the Visual Studio Gallery here.