Microsoft Officially Releases Visual Studio 2017 For Mac Computers
It is official! Microsoft has finally released Visual Studio 2017 for Mac following an extended preview period for all developers. The announcement corresponds with this week's kick-off at Microsoft Build Conference 2017 developer. According to Microsoft, the new released Visual Studio for Mac is now a guaranteed member of the Visual Studio family.
Functions Of Visual Studio 2017 For Mac
Aside from Visual Studio 2017 being part of the family, Microsoft also said that developers on macOS can now build apps for the web, mobile, and cloud with Xamarin and .NET Core. MacOS developers are now enabled to build games with Unity. In addition to that, developers can use Visual Studio 2017 for Mac to create “Android, macOS, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, web, and cloud” applications.
Thanks to this official release, developers on MacOS can now code fast, debug, as well as diagnose with ease and test often in order to assure the efficient release of an app. According to 9to5Mac, Microsoft released the first preview version of the Visual Studio 2017 for macOS last November. However, Microsoft also supports and recommends Visual Studio Code for Mac as well.
Three Different Versions Of Visual Studio 2017 For Mac
There are three different versions of Visual Studio 207 for Mac that users can officially download, according to MacRumors. These three variants are Visual Studio Professional, Visual Studio Community, and Visual Studio Enterprise. There are yearly and monthly choices available to users who are interested in the higher-tier Visual Studio plans.
The Visual Studio Professional targets small groups with conditions on subscription benefits. The year-long subscription to Professional prices $539 while a monthly subscription costs $45. On the other hand, Community is free, but "fully-featured," IDE for individual developers and students. While more "demanding" users and schemes with larger scale are suggested to look into the Visual Studio Enterprise with a price of $2,999 per year or $250 per month.
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