What’s new in Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2017

Version 15.7 arrives for better C++ and XAML support, while the new Version 15.8 beta brings Docker support

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Microsoft has released the first beta of Visual Studio 2017 15.8, which offers a unified Docker container experience. Also released to production was Visual Studio 15.7, which had been in beta.

Where to download Visual Studio

You can download Visual Studio 15.7 from the Visual Studio website. And you can download the Version 15.8 beta from the Visual Sudio website.

Beta version: Features planned for Visual Studio 15.8

In Version 15.8, a single project Docker container experience is offered for ASP.Net Core web projects. This builds on the existing Docker container tools to simplify the building and debugging of Docker containers from the IDE. Developers can add Docker support when starting a project or add it to an existing project.

The Visual Studio 2017 15.8 beta also includes improvements for C++ and management of web apps, including:

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