Visual Studio 2017 Update Available

by Tech Mainstream Staff


April 11, 2017


Visual Studio 2017 Update Available


A new Visual Studio 2017 update is currently available for download at Visual Studio 2017 Release. A number of new features have been introduced in this release. A New Team Explorer Standalone Install is a free standalone client used for accessing Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio Team Services. An another significant update addition is Tools for Universal Windows App Development which offers "support for developing UWP apps for Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703)."

One step Microsoft account signup through the first launch dialog streamlines the IDE process. Reportedly, various installer reliability and accessibility issues have also been resolved. Additionally, an improved layout installer experience has been introduced.

For a complete analysis of the Visual Studio 2017 Update improvements, visit Visual Studio 2017 Release Notes.