Publish Improvements in Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 Preview 4

App Center Team

Today we released Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7. Our 15.7 update brings some exciting updates for publishing applications from Visual Studio that we’re excited to tell you about, including: •Ability to configure publish settings before you publish or create a publish profile •Publish to a fully managed App Service Linux environment •Create Azure Storage Accounts and automatically store the connection string for App Service •Automatic enablement of Managed Service Identity in App Service

Configure settings before publishing

When publishing your ASP.NET Core applications to either a folder or Azure App Service you can configure the following settings prior to creating your publish profile: •Build configuration (Release | Debug) •Target Framework •Framework Dependent or Self-contained app •Target Runtime •Remove additional files at destination

To configure this prior to creating your profile, click the “Advanced…” link on the publish target page to open the Advanced Settings dialog.

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