Visual Studio Community 2017

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A free, fully-featured, and extensible IDE for creating modern applications for Windows, Android, and iOS, as well as web applications and cloud services.

What's new in Visual Studio 2017

We're delighted to introduce our new installer, which was designed from the ground up to:

  • Reduce the minimum footprint of Visual Studio.
  • Install more quickly with less system impact, and uninstall cleanly.
  • Make it easier for you to select and install just the features you need

Productivity

Enhancements to code navigation, IntelliSense, refactoring, code fixes, and debugging, saves you time and effort on everyday tasks regardless of language or platform. For teams embracing DevOps, Visual Studio 2017 streamlines your inner loop and speeds up code flow with the brand new real time features such as live unit testing and real-time architectural dependency validation

Renewed Fundamentals

There is a renewed focus to enhance the efficiency of the fundamental tasks you encounter on daily basis. From a brand-new lightweight and modular installation tailored to your need, a faster IDE from startup to shut down, to a new way of view, edit, and debug any code without projects and solutions. Visual Studio 2017 helps you stay focused on the big picture

Streamlined Azure development

Built-in suite of Azure tools that enable you to easily create cloud-first applications powered by Microsoft Azure. Visual Studio 2017 makes it easy to configure, build, debug, package, and deploy applications and services on Microsoft Azure directly from the IDE

Five-star mobile development

With advanced debugging and profiling tools and unit test generation features, Visual Studio 2017 with Xamarin makes it faster and easier than ever for you to build, connect, and tune mobile apps for Android, iOS, and Windows. You can also choose to develop mobile apps with Apache Cordova or Visual C++ cross platform library development in Visual Studio.

Get Started with Visual Studio

New to Visual Studio and need help setting up and customizing the IDE or learning the basic building blocks? Learn your way around Visual Studio and get started with your first app within minutes.

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