Microsoft finally unveils its latest version of integrated development environment, Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 for public download. This version of Visual Studio offers various changes to support increased performance and productivity. With the help of Visual Studio 2017 developers can create apps for iOS, Android, Linux, Windows, web as well as cloud. This ensures faster coding, debugging and diagnosing effortlessly. This latest version IDE is also customizable with building own extensions. Users can download this from Microsoft’s Visual Studio website. Most interesting part is that, the company is giving away free 60 days access to Xamarin University to learn coding to the early adopters.
With having over 1.3 million monthly active users to Visual Studio Code the company aims further to improve its performance.
Here is a quick view of what you get in Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
- Better Performance and productivity with faster loading. It is more responsive, and uses less memory than earlier version.
- It can be installed more quickly.
- New version offers cloud app development with Azure so that users can easily develop cloud-first apps powered by Microsoft Azure.
- Visual Studio with Xamarin 4.3 enables to build, connect, and tune mobile apps for iOS, Android and Windows much faster and easier than before.
- Minimum solution load time: Since Visual Studio contains huge numbers of projects so it used to take longer time to load. But latest version ensures you can edit and debug a single project which you want to work on, so that you don’t need to wait for Visual Studio to load every project.
- Faster on-demand loading of third-party extensions
- Sign in across multiple user accounts across Team Explorer, Windows Store publishing, Azure Tools and many more
- Roaming Extensions Manager to manage all extensions.
- Offers live architecture dependency validation along with live unit testing
- Adding .NET Core and ASP.NET Core libraries
- Inclusion of Git features