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Linux development with Visual Studio: first-class support for gdbserver, improved build times with Ninja, and updates to the Connection Manager

With Visual Studio 2019 you can build and debug C++ projects on a remote Linux system or the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). You can get started with Linux development in Visual Studio using MSBuild-based Linux projects or our native support for CMake. CMake lets you use the same source code and build scripts to target multiple platforms ...