When it comes to building mobile applications, many developers write most or a part of the apps in C++. Why? Those who are building computationally intensive apps such as games and physics simulations choose C++ for its unparalleled performance, and the others choose C++ for its cross-platform nature and the ability to leverage existing C/C++ libraries in their mobile applications.
C++ is a popular high-level programming language available for all mobile devices running iOS, Android and or Windows. There are many factors driving the use of C++ for these mobile platforms ranging from code-reuse to run-time performance. Many platform defining applications available across these platforms such as Office,
Continuing our investment in Visual C++ cross-platform mobile, starting with VS2015 RC (download here) we are pleased to announce support for building iOS applications using Visual Studio. Our iOS targeting story is definitely work in progress, and this feature enablement shares our current line of thinking.