Ever since we shipped support for opening a folder of C++ code, the community has been asking for more control over their build and editing environments. To achieve this, we have added new ways to customize your environment with CppProperties.json in the latest version of Visual Studio 2017.
Post by this author
Configuring a CMake project to build in just the way you want can often be a time intensive process, so in Visual Studio 2017 15.5 preview we have made it easier than ever to import your existing CMake projects and cache configurations into the IDE.
Visual Studio 2017 15.4 Preview 2 is now available and includes enhancements to Visual Studio’s CMake tools. The latest preview upgrades CMake to version 3.9, includes better support for independent CMakeLists, and supports targeting Linux directly.
Please check out the preview and try out the latest CMake features.
In Visual Studio 15.3, there are new ways for you to apply advanced configuration to your CMake environments.
Please download the latest and try out the latest CMake features. If you are just getting started with CMake, follow the link to learn more about CMake support in Visual Studio.
Building cross-platform C and C++ code is easier than ever with Visual Studio 15.3 Preview 4. The latest preview improves support for alternative compilers and build environments such as MinGW and Cygwin. MinGW (Minimalist GNU for Windows), in case you are not familiar with it,
We’re excited to announce improved CMake and Ninja support in Visual Studio 15.3 Preview 2. In this preview, we have updated CMake from version 3.7.2 to version 3.8 and added improved support for the CMake Ninja generator. Additionally, this preview includes several fixes for community reported bugs.
We are excited to announce the first preview release of Visual Studio 2017 15.3 update in conjunction with our Build 2017 conference! This preview includes two new features of interest to developers utilizing CMake. Support for the CMake Ninja generator and CMake CTest integration in the IDE.
Today’s preview release of Visual Studio 2017 15.2 update comes with several improvements and new features in CMake Tools for Visual Studio – recently updated to cover 15.2. We have upgraded the included version of CMake to 3.7.2 and enhanced the discoverability of features in the CMake menu.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 supports several C++ compilers to suit a wide variety of codebases. In addition to the Microsoft Visual C++ compiler that many of you are likely familiar with, Visual Studio 2017 also supports Clang, GCC, and other compilers when targeting certain platforms.