7++ reasons to move your C++ code to Visual Studio 2017

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Come learn the top 7 reasons you should be excited about Visual Studio 2017 if you are a C++ developer. Whether you are using the product and are looking to upgrade, or you never used it before but you are considering it now, join us to discover how Visual Studio 2017 raises the bar in terms of C++ productivity. From C++ standards conformance to coding productivity, cross-platform development for Windows, Linux, Android, and iOS and CMake support, these are only a few of the topics we discuss in this demo-packed session.

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      MFH

      Very nice improvements for cross-platform C++ development.

      About the CMake integration: is there any plan to add a GUI to set (CACHE-)variables - for complex projects it's rather tedious to read CMakelists to determine available flags and set them manually in JSON...

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      mluparu

      @MFH, thanks for watching the talk. Yes, I agree about the scenario. A cmake-gui-like UI in VS is something we're considering on our roadmap. To keep track of your suggestion, can you open a request at https://visualstudio.uservoice.com ?

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