This episode of GoingNative comes to you in two parts:
First, Steve chats with Augustin Popa about the latest and greatest features in Visual Studio 2017 RC. Please try it out and let us know how you like it! For deeper dives on specific features, feel free to watch the Connect(); videos, or read about it on the Visual C++ Blog.
- Download Visual Studio 2017 RC.
- Check out Steve Carroll and Daniel Moth's CppCon presentation on the future of Visual Studio
Second, Robert Schumacher talks about the new open source Windows package manager, Vcpkg. Vcpkg has been picked up enthusiastically by the community with a growing collection of supported libraries (90+ at the time this video was posted).
- Link to the GitHub for Vcpkg.
- More information on the Vcpkg blog post including a list of all packaged libraries
[ 01:00 ] Visual Studio 2017 RC
[ 01:25 ] Acquisition overhaul - new installer!
[ 03:32 ] Performance improvements
[ 05:05 ] Productivity enhancements
[ 13:03 ] Call to action
[ 13:34 ] Vcpkg
[ 14:09 ] What is Vcpkg?
[ 19:29 ] Community response
[ 20:17 ] Vcpkg vs. NuGet for C++
[ 24:52 ] How to get it, and VS versions supported
[ 26:54 ] Demo
[ 27:00 ] Installing
[ 28:18 ] Using Vcpkg
[ 32:01 ] CMake support
[ 34:09 ] Community call to action