Visual C++ 1.0.2 for Linux Development released

Visual C++ 1.0.2 for Linux Development just released today, is the latest extension developed by Microsoft that lets you roll C++ code for Linux servers, desktops and devices. With this extension you can author C++ code for Linux servers, desktops and devices. You can manage your connections to these machines from within VS. VS will automatically copy and remote build your sources and can launch your application with the debugger. The project system supports targeting specific architectures, including ARM.

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Visual C++ 1.0.2 Changelog

  • Removed the dependency on Android NDK and Android MDD bits
  • Intel Edison support and bug fixes
  • Fix for login as root
  • Fixes the ocassional “4444 port in use”
  • Fixes the “no such file” bug
  • Local and remote ports in the Property Pages are not dependent on each other and each can be supplied individually
  • Fixes a bug with removing entries from Linux Connection Manager
  • Resource management (leaked sshd processes) fixes
  • General robustness fixes in the Connect dialog
  • Gdbserver cleanup at the end of debugging
  • Improved build diagnostics and linker errors parsing from build
  • Fix for empty output file name extension, now the output can have no file extension

Download and Install Extension

Create a Linux Project

After installing the extension to get started create a new project by going to Templates > Visual C++ > Cross Platform > Linux.

Click here for more steps

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