[Vm-dev] Visual Studio 2017 Linux development with C++

Ben Coman btc at openinworld.com
Wed Aug 15 03:03:27 UTC 2018

On 14 August 2018 at 22:38, Ben Coman <btc at openinworld.com> wrote:

> I was looking around how to use plain Makefiles with VIsual Studio
> and bumped into a demo of driving compilation and debugging on Linux from
> Windows Visual Studio.  So intriguing I had to share...
> https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/vcblog/2016/03/30/visual-
> c-for-linux-development/
> I see the possibility of Windows Visual Studio  debugging the VM while it
> runs
> inside Windows Subsystem For Linux** displaying its graphical windows in a
> Windows xclient.
> Great when only a single machine will do, like multi-platform coding while
> drinking daiquiris on a Caribbean beach.
> cheers -ben
> ** e.g. Unbuntu, Centos7 (could not get Centos6 working)


More in depth...11m44

And something else interesting... "Using MinGW and Cygwin with Visual
Studio and Open Folder"

cheers -ben
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