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.
C++ has been around for a long time and throughout its history many tools have been built to make life easier for C++ developers. This has led to a diverse C++ ecosystem in terms of the editing tools, build systems, coding conventions,
In case you missed the latest Visual Studio news, there is a new update for Visual Studio 2017 RC available. You can either upgrade your existing installation or, if you’re starting fresh, install it from the Visual Studio 2017 RC download page.
Visual Studio 2017 RC is an important release when it comes to its support for CMake. The “Tools for CMake” VS component is now ready for public preview and we’d like to invite all of you to bring your CMake projects into VS and give us feedback on your experience.
Over the last few months, we have heard a lot of requests with respect to adding capability to Visual Studio Code to allow developers to build their C/C++ application. The task extensibility in Visual Studio Code exists to automate tasks like building,
⏱ Updated on October 5, 2017 with the latest functionality included with Visual Studio 2017 15.4
Visual Studio 2017 introduces built-in support for handling CMake projects. This makes it a lot simpler to develop C++ projects built with CMake without the need to generate VS projects and solutions from the command line.