Over on the .NET Blog: MSBuild is going cross-platform with .NET Core!
The core principles of MSBuild haven’t changed much since it was launched in 2005, but the technology around MSBuild has evolved: multi-core processors are common-place now, much of our computing and storage needs are now met by cloud services with virtually unlimited resources, and many software projects have ballooned in size and are more difficult than ever to manage. We want to embrace these changes going forward. When looking at the next evolution step, we have a few goals in mind…
Go over and take a look.
Also, if you tried Visual Studio 2015 and decided not to use it for C/C++ related development and are willing to tell us why, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org (Eric). We appreciate your critical feedback!