Software update: Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 15.8.5

Microsoft has released version 15.8.5 of Visual Studio 2017. This popular programming development environment has handy options to make programming easier in Visual C ++, Visual Basic, C #, F #, Python, and R, among other things. The entire laundry list of changes to the 2017 edition can be found in the accompanying release notes . The changes to this edition are as follows:

Summary of What’s New in 15.8.5

  • Visual Studio Tools for Xamarin now supports Xcode 10.

Top Issues Fixed in 15.8.5

These are the customer-reported issues addressed in 15.8.5:

  • Debugger tooltip does not expand in Xamarin.iOS debugging session.
  • Debugger will not let me leave execution point (Android).
  • After updating to 15.8.1, data tip does not show when debugging. [19659007] Debugger data tip does not expand [Editor].
  • Exception: MSB0001: Internal MSBuild Error: Already registered for build-time.
  • Wrong path to resource in manifest for ClickOnce after upgrading to US 15.8.1. 19659007] ClickOnce Manifest error in 15.8
  • ClickOnce Publish is missing certain references
  • ClickOnce: Language file copied to wrong location
  • Reference missing in the ClickOnce publish folder
  • Compiling non- .NET SDK F # is not NGEN’d in Visual Studio.
  • F # deploys the FSharp.Core binary in the location.

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