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vcpkg August 2022 Release is Now Available: CMake Version Update, Updated FAQ, Cross-compilation Fix for Apple Silicon

The August 2022 release of the vcpkg package manager is available. This blog post summarizes changes from July 25th, 2022 to August 14th, 2022 for the Microsoft/vcpkg and Microsoft/vcpkg-tool GitHub repos. Some stats for this period:   Notable Changes This is a minor update and there was no tool update ...


vcpkg April 2022 Release: artifacts merged to tool repo, tar.exe in Windows 10, GIT_ASKPASS, vcpkg in Arch Linux instructions, and more

The April 2022 release of the vcpkg package manager is available. This blog post summarizes changes from March 1st, 2022 to March 30th, 2022 for the microsoft/vcpkg and microsoft/vcpkg-tool GitHub repos. Some stats for this period:   Notable Changes vcpkg artifacts merged into Microsoft/vcpkg-tool repo vcpkg...


vcpkg Environment Activation in Visual Studio

In Visual Studio 2022 17.4 vcpkg environments will now automatically activate. A vcpkg environment is described by a manifest that captures the artifacts necessary for building your application (learn more about vcpkg artifacts). Today the vcpkg artifact experience is focused on embedded developers, but we will be expanding this in time to all...


Using system package manager dependencies with vcpkg

According to the C++ 2022 developer survey, the top 3 ways to manage C++ libraries were having the library source code as part of the build, compiling the library separately from instructions, and acquiring the library from a system package manager. Language package managers, such as vcpkg, simplify library management by offering the ease of ...


vcpkg Documentation Moves to Microsoft Docs Platform

vcpkg Documentation Moves to Microsoft Docs Platform As of today, the vcpkg documentation has a new home at https://learn.microsoft.com/vcpkg. This is the platform that most Microsoft documentation is hosted on and comes with many features that make it easier to search, navigate, author, and review documentation. All current vcpkg articles ...


Registries: Bring your own libraries to vcpkg

Special thanks to Nicole Mazzuca for providing the content of this blog post. Are you working on a C++ project with library dependencies? Are you tired of maintaining a custom-built package management workflow with duct tape and git submodules? Then you should consider trying out a package manager. Perhaps you have been side-eyeing vcpkg ...


Pure Virtual C++ Pre-Conference Videos - Linux Development, Modules, Containers and more!

(image)   Pure Virtual C++ is our free one-day virtual conference for the whole C++ community. This year it will run on April 30th 15:00 UTC. Sign-up for free to get access to our five sessions on the day. Half of the pre-conference content for the conference is now available. We have videos on a host of topics...


Announcing NuGet PackageReference support for C++/CLI MSBuild projects targeting .NET Core and .NET 5 or higher

One of the new features for C++ developers in Visual Studio 2022 version 17.3 is NuGet PackageReference support for C++/CLI MSBuild projects that target .NET Core and .NET 5 or higher. More specifically, this impacts CLR Class Library (.NET) and CLR Empty Project (.NET) project templates. This functionality allows you to manage NuGet packages ...