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.
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.
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,
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.
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.