The Visual C++ team wants to better understand how you use libraries in your day-to-day development work. Whether you’re publishing libraries, finding libraries that work on the Microsoft platforms for which you’re building your apps, or integrating libraries into your project and build systems,
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When we considered what features to add to the C++ IDE in Visual Studio 2013, we decided to focus on improving the C++ code editing experience. We’ve added a number of features that will help you write and format your code more quickly,
If you’re interested in DirectX development, head on over to Channel 9, where there’s a new video about the Visual Studio 3D Starter Kit. This time, Roberto Sonnino interviews Gokhan Sengun, who’s created the Virtual Experiment Laboratory app, which is the first known app on the Windows Store that was built using the Starter Kit –
The wait is over. NuGet support for C++ projects is here.
Quick Links• NuGet 2.5 Download page: https://nuget.codeplex.com/releases/view/96733• CoApp’s Powershell Tools Installer to create C++ NuGet packages: http://coapp.org/releases• Some C++ NuGet packages to try out: http://nuget.org/profiles/coapp/
Start downloading, then head on back here to learn more about NuGet and how to create and use packages for C++ libraries.
If you’re using Visual Studio 2012 on Windows 8, you may be looking for the Visual Studio Command Prompt shortcuts. These shortcuts are installed by Visual Studio to run scripts that configure the command line environment to use particular sets of Visual Studio tools,
Last year, I decided I finally wanted to take the plunge into DirectX development. I’d done a little bit of OpenGL programming several years ago, but no graphics development since then. I bought a few DirectX books, worked through several online tutorials,
A few months ago, we wrote about how to use the Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) for Windows 8 within your Visual Studio 2010 projects. These instructions work great if you are updating just one project, but if you need to use the Windows 8 SDK in many projects,
As you may have seen, Soma announced today that Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop is now available for download. For C++ developers, the Express for Windows Desktop includes many of the new C++ investments we made in Visual Studio 2012,