With Visual Studio 2015 preview (download here) we have introduced the ability for developers to create cross-platform mobile applications with Visual C++. For the Android platform specifically this enablement includes ability for developers to create native-activity applications, dynamic and static native binaries along with a range of features to provide a fast,
The Preview for Visual Studio 2015 was announced on November 12, 2014. It includes a new, work-in-progress feature, called Control Flow Guard. By simply adding a new option to your Project, the Visual C++ compiler will inject extra security checks into your binaries.
Visual Studio 2015 preview (download here) introduces the ability for developers to create Android Native Activity application as a part of the cross-platform mobile development. Android platform with Android Native Activity (API Level 9) introduced the capability to create pure C/C++ applications.
From Sneak Preview of C++17 Channel9:
Join us with ISO Committee member (and Microsoft as well, of course =P) Gabriel Dos Reis, who graciously took the time to give us the inside scoop of some things that made it into C++17, as well as things that got taken out.