Linux C++ Workload improvements to the Project System, Linux Console Window, rsync and Attach to Process

In Visual Studio 2017 15.7 Preview 1 we have made a number of improvements to our support to the Linux C++ workload based on your feedback. You can learn more about our Linux C++ workload in Visual Studio here. MSBuild Project System improvements We added some new properties to Linux projects on the C/C++ General… Read more

Remote tasks in Visual Studio

We have introduced a new capability to run remote tasks in Visual Studio 2017 15.5 Preview 2.  This capability allows you to run any command on a remote system that is defined in Visual Studio’s Connection Manager. Remote tasks also provide the capability to copy files to the remote system. This feature is added when… Read more

Visual C++ for Linux Development with CMake

In Visual Studio 2017 15.4 you can now target Linux from your CMake projects. This enables you to work on your existing code base that uses CMake as your build solution without having to convert it to a VS project. If your code base is cross-platform you can target both Windows and Linux from within… Read more

Learn C++ Concepts with Visual Studio and the WSL

点这里看中文版 Concepts promise to fundamentally change how we write templated C++ code. They’re in a Technical Specification (TS) right now, but, like Coroutines, Modules, and Ranges, it’s good to get a head start on learning these important features before they make it into the C++ Standard. You can already use Visual Studio 2017 for Coroutines,… Read more

Targeting the Windows Subsystem for Linux from Visual Studio

The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) was first introduced at Build in 2016 and was delivered as an early beta in Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Since then, the WSL team has been hard at work, dramatically improving WSL’s abilty to run an ever increasing number of native Linux command-line binaries and tools, including most mainstream… Read more

Using C++ Resumable Functions with Libuv

Previously on this blog we have talked about Resumable Functions, and even recently we touched on the renaming of the yield keyword to co_yield in our implementation in Visual Studio 2017. I am very excited about this potential C++ standards feature, so in this blog post I wanted to share with you a real world… Read more

Visual C++ for Linux 1.0.5 Updates

The Visual C++ for Linux announcement post has been updated with the content below. If you are already familiar with this extension this post covers what is new since our last update. We recently posted new bits for our 1.0.5 release of the Visual C++ for Linux extension for Visual Studio 2015. This release has… Read more

Visual C++ for Linux Updates

Updated 6/14/2016: We updated the original announcement post with the content below if you want a single page that covers everything about this extension. The below remains the same and just covers the updates from the original release. We’re happy to provide an update on the VC++ for Linux extension which has a new release… Read more

Visual C++ for Linux Development

⏱ Updated on March 7, 2017 to cover inclusion of Linux development with C++ workload in Visual Studio 2017, content edited for clarity and reduced reliance on images. The Linux Development with C++ workload  in Visual Studio 2017 enables you to author C++ code for Linux servers, desktops and devices. You can manage your connections… Read more