Learning New Features And Installation Way Of Visual Studio 2017


This article explains about the new features and installation way of Visual Studio 2017 by following certain steps.

New features

The features which are included in Visual Studio 2017 are given below.

  • Build smart apps, which are fast.
  • Find and fix bugs soon.
  • Integration with Cloud.
  • Collaborate efficiently.
  • Delivery quality mobile apps.
  • Level up your language.
  • Craft your IDE.
  • Optimized for performance
  • Deliver software fast

We can know the details way of the above-mentioned features in the link in detail.

Installation steps

Step 1

First, go to the link given below and we can download Visual Studio 2017, which looks, as shown below. We can see release notes and compare the links in the same page.

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Step 2

Visual Studio 2017 executable file will open after clicking Download. Now, click Save button.

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Step 3

Go to the saved path and double-click executable file “vs_community__266050523.1487883645”. Now, User Account Control Window will open and click Yes button, followed by extracting the executable files.

Step 4

Visual Studio Window will open, Read Microsoft Privacy Statement and License Terms. Click Continue.

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Step 5

We should wait to complete the loading. We can see the loading Window, as shown below.

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Step 6

After loading complete loading Installing window will be open. We can see the three important menus, which are Workloads, Individual components and Language packs.

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Workload contains important options.

  • Windows
  • Web & Cloud
  • Mobile & Gaming
  • Other Toolsets

Now, choose what options do we need from the given menu in Workloads. Based on our selection, we can see the install size on the bottom of the right side in a Window.

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It is automatically selected in the individual components, which are based on what are the options selected on Workloads.

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Language packs by default selects English. If we want an extra language, then select what languages are required.

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After selected all the options in three menus, click Install button. Before clicking install, make sure about the installation location, which we need to install in our system.

Step 7

The installation will start after clicking install button. It will take some minutes to install. The installation time will vary, which is based on what are the options; we selected.

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We can see the other editions and install the options, which looks, as shown above.

Step 8

After installing, we can see it looks, as shown below. We can see the Modify, Launch, Repair and Uninstalled options. If we need to modify after installing, we use modify options.

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Step 9

We can Sign in using Microsoft account, Hotmail and Outlook account, else click Not now, maybe later.

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 Step 10

Choose Development Settings and choose color themes to Visual Studio 2017. Now, click Start Visual Studio.

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Finally, we can see Visual Studio 2017 with new look and features, which looks, as shown below.

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This article explained about the new features and installation steps of Visual Studio Community 2017. Visual Studio Community Edition is free for the individual developers. Using same way, we can install Enterprise and Professional Edition.

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