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First Look at Visual Studio 2017 Update 5 Preview

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Oct 19, 2017

Microsoft continues to quickly iterate development of Visual Studio 2017, and has just released 15.5 Preview, a look at the company’s fifth update to the popular IDE since its release. This update adds new debugging capabilities and performance improvements for C++, Visual Basic, and C#.

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Google Open Sources Abseil, a Collection of C++ and Python Utilities

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 28, 2017 3

Google has made available a number of C++ libraries they use internally for many of their projects. Python ones are to follow soon.

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Sonatype Acquires Vor Security to Expand Nexus Open-Source Component Support

by Helen Beal Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 30, 2017

Sonatype announced the acquisition of Vor Security to extend their open-source component intelligence solutions’ coverage to include Ruby, PHP, CocoaPods, Swift, Golang, C, and C++.

Mobile Follow 74 Followers

Facebook’s New AL Language Aims to Simplify Static Program Analysis

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  May 27, 2017

AL is a simple, declarative language for reasoning about abstract syntax trees that allows to extend Facebook Infer static analyzer.

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C++17 Is Ready

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  Apr 03, 2017

At its winter meeting in Kona, HI, USA, the ISO C++ committee has finalized work on C++17, writes Herb Sutter. A short summary of its main features here.

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Browser Vendors Start Shipping WebAssembly by Default

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Mar 10, 2017

The browser vendors working on WebAssembly have reached a "consensus" on an initial implementation set, allowing browsers to ship it on by default. While this is an important milestone, the initial implementation won't immediately result in significant uptake by developers as important features such as DOM integration and garbage collection are not yet part of the spec.

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Visual Studio 2017 Officially Released

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Mar 07, 2017

Marking the 20th year since Visual Studio's first release, Visual Studio 2017 has formally been made available. VS2017 focuses on improvements to its core developer experience, in addition to greater support for mobile & cloud applications as well as more capable DevOps functionality.

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Compiling on Windows without Visual Studio

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Nov 29, 2016

Microsoft has previously offered two different build tools for those needing to compile code without installing Visual Studio. The new Visual Studio Build Tools package combines these into a single tool.

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Visual Studio 15 Improves C++ Project Loading

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Oct 27, 2016

Visual Studio in the past has struggled with large solutions. Visual Studio 15 seeks to improve project load times for C++ developers with a new feature called Faster Project Load.

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Targeting Linux Made Easier in Visual Studio 2015

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Sep 15, 2016

Microsoft continues to refine their new extension for Visual Studio 2015 which provides developers with the ability to write C/C++ code in VS2015 and then transfer it to a remote machine running Linux for compilation and debugging. This combines the benefits of Visual Studio's IDE with advantages of a Linux deployment environment.

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VS2015 Update 3 Focuses on Performance and Stability

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 29, 2016 1

The full release of Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 has been made. Update 3 places a great emphasis on improving the stability of the product and reducing the amount of memory used by the IDE for solutions of all sizes. Other changes include better C++ support and better handling of product activation.

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Checked C - A Safer C/C++ from Microsoft

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 16, 2016

Microsoft has open sourced Checked C, a research project meant to add bounds checking to C and C++.

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Writing C++ for Linux on Visual Studio

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 16, 2016

Visual Studio 2015 users have a new way to write C++ code for non-Windows environments. Thanks to the Visual C++ for Linux extension, VS2015 supports writing C++ code under Windows and then deploying that code to a Linux machine for compilation, execution, and debugging. New features increase the usefulness by adding a Linux Console Window and fixing several bugs.

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Visual Studio Debuts Improved C/C++ Support

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 03, 2016

Microsoft's code-based multiplatform editor Visual Studio Code has sought to be a go-to choice for developers whether they use Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux. One aspect that has limited the editor is the lack of proper C/C++ support beyond basic syntax highlighting. A new Microsoft extension seeks to narrow the feature gap while providing several C/C++ focused tools.

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Boost 1.61 Brings New Libraries for CPU/CPU Computation, Plugin Management, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  May 17, 2016

Five months after the introduction of version 1.60, Boost hits version 1.61, adding several new libraries and updating many more.

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