Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2 introduces a new CMake Project Settings Editor to help you more easily configure your CMake projects in Visual Studio. The editor provides an alternative to modifying the CMakeSettings.json file directly and allows you to create and manage your CMake configurations.
Today’s preview of Visual Studio 2017 version 15.6 Preview 2 includes two IntelliSense improvements to streamline code editing for C++ Open Folder and CMake. We added a new type of IntelliSense squiggle to C++ Open Folder and CMake to streamline cross-platform development.
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.
⏱ Updated on January 10, 2018 to cover addition of debugging support in Visual Studio 2017 15.6
In Visual Studio 2017 15.5 we are introduced support for cross compilation targeting ARM microcontrollers. The 15.6 Preview 2 release adds debugging support.
We have introduced a new capability to run remote tasks in Visual Studio 2017 15.5 Preview 2. This capability allows you to run any command on a remote system that is defined in Visual Studio’s Connection Manager. Remote tasks also provide the capability to copy files to the remote system.
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.
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,
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,
With the Visual Studio 2017 RC release, we’re continuing to improve the “Open Folder” capabilities for C++ source code. In this release, we’re adding support for building as well as easier configuration for the debugger and the C++ language services.
If you are just getting started with “Open Folder”
⏱ Updated on March 06, 2017 with the latest functionality in Visual Studio 2017 RTW
Welcome to Visual Studio 2017! Starting with this release, Visual Studio supports opening folders containing source code without the need to create any solutions or projects.