How to Upgrade to Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise 15.8.29721
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise is a powerful and comprehensive IDE for .NET and C++ developers on Windows. It enables you to build web, cloud, desktop, mobile apps, services and games with ease and efficiency. In this article, we will show you how to upgrade to the latest version of Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise, which is 15.8.29721.
Why Upgrade to Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise 15.8.29721
Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise 15.8.29721 offers several new features and improvements that can enhance your productivity and performance as a developer. Some of the highlights are:
Support for .NET Framework 4.7.2 development tools and runtime[^1^]
Improved performance for C++ code analysis, debugging, and testing[^1^]
New features for Python development, such as IntelliSense for Python environments, support for Django and Flask web frameworks, and improved debugging experience[^1^]
New features for web development, such as support for ASP.NET Core 2.1, Angular 6, React 16, Vue.js, TypeScript 3.0, and Blazor experimental projects[^1^]
New features for Azure development, such as Azure Functions v2 support, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) support, Azure IoT Edge tooling, and Azure Service Fabric Mesh tooling[^1^]
New features for Xamarin development, such as Xamarin.Forms 3.1 support, Xamarin.Android Designer improvements, Xamarin.iOS Simulator improvements, and Xamarin Live Reload preview[^1^]
New features for Universal Windows Platform (UWP) development, such as XAML Edit & Continue for C#, Visual Basic, and C++, XAML Designer improvements, and Windows Template Studio integration[^1^]
New features for desktop development, such as .NET Core 2.1 support, Windows Forms Designer for .NET Core projects preview, and MSIX Packaging project template[^1^]
How to Upgrade to Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise 15.8.29721
To upgrade to Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise 15.8.29721, you need to have a valid license or subscription for Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise edition. If you don't have one yet, you can download a free trial from here[^2^].
Once you have a license or subscription, you can follow these steps to upgrade:
Launch the Visual Studio Installer from the Start menu or the taskbar.
Select the Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise edition from the list of installed products.
Click on the Update button to check for the latest updates.
If there are any updates available, click on the Modify button to install them.
Wait for the installation to complete and restart Visual Studio if prompted.
Congratulations! You have successfully upgraded to Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise 15.8.29721. You can now enjoy the new features and improvements that this version offers. 061ffe29dd