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Microsoft Announces Visual Studio For Mac For The First Time Ever: News

Update Date: Nov 18, 2016 06:36 AM EST

The key developer of Microsoft is entering into the Apple world. Microsoft's Visual Studio will be available for Mac users for the first time. Visual Studio 2017 will work on Mac and will be a place to develop, build, test distributes and monitors apps for the web, iOS, Android, and wearables using the C# programming language.

Microsoft Visual Studio that has been available only on Windows OS. The said software will now work with Mac OS environments as well ensuring uniformity of work for developers.

What is Visual Studio 2017?

Codenamed as "VS15" and called so far as "Visual Studio Next," Microsoft officially announced that  Visual Studio 2017's release version is available for testers to check out.

The release candidate has a few brand-new features and is near to final release this time. However, the product has not been actually planned to meet the needs of Windows development, but the IT guys can write Android, iOS and Mac apps and server through .NET Core using languages like C#, Seift, Java, Xamarin, and React Native for Android, iOS, and comes with Windows devices too.

Devs need not alter their work anymore

The most significant use is that Mac and Windows users can take part on projects, without having to alter their work just to ensure that everyone in the team can use it. The Visual Studio 15 will be out for Mac Users as early as 2017.

Same Build and Project Scheme

As the Visual Studio for Mac and Windows use the same MSBuild solution and project scheme, developers working on different OS environments can share their projects between the two transparently. The official statement from Microsoft about Visual Studio on the Mac is likely to happen at the Microsoft Connect 2016 developer conference scheduled for November 16-18, 2016.

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