Improvements in Visual Studio 2017 15.8 for web developers

John Powell

This week we released Visual Studio 2017 version 15.8. Our 15.8 update brings the following improvements for web developers:

  • Custom docker image tags during Publish
  • Zip push deployment for Azure Functions
  • Managing Azure Functions application settings
  • Enabling Application Insights as part of publishing to Azure App Service
  • Managing user secrets in ASP.NET Framework projects (targeting .NET 4.7.1 or higher) work projects
  • Optimizing build performance for solutions containing ASP.NET Frame
  • Author and source information for ASP.NET Core templates

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