Learning New Features And Installation Way Of Visual Studio


This article explains about the new features and installation way of Visual Studio 2017 by following certain steps.

New features

The features which are included in Visual Studio 2017 are given below.

  • Build smart apps, which are fast.
  • Find and fix bugs soon.
  • Integration with Cloud.
  • Collaborate efficiently.
  • Delivery of quality mobile apps.
  • Level up your language.
  • Craft your IDE.
  • Optimized for performance
  • Deliver software fast

We can know the details way of the above-mentioned features in the link in detail.

Installation steps

Step 1. First, go to the link given below and we can download Visual Studio 2017, which looks, as shown below. We can see release notes and compare the links on the same page.

Visual studio

Step 2. Visual Studio 2017 executable file will open after clicking Download. Now, click the Save button.


Step 3. Go to the saved path and double-click the executable file “vs_community__266050523.1487883645”. Now, the User Account Control Window will open, and click the Yes button, followed by extracting the executable files.

Step 4. Visual Studio Window will open, Read Microsoft Privacy Statement and License Terms. Click Continue.

 Microsoft Privacy Statement

Step 5. We should wait to complete the loading. We can see the loading Window, as shown below.

 Complete the loading

Step 6. After loading complete loading Installing window will be open. We can see the three important menus, which are Workloads, Individual components, and Language packs.

 Installing window

Workload contains important options.

  • Windows
  • Web & Cloud
  • Mobile & Gaming
  • Other Toolsets

Now, choose what options we need from the given menu in Workloads. Based on our selection, we can see the install size on the bottom of the right side in a Window.


It is automatically selected in the individual components, which are based on what are the options selected on Workloads.

 Individual components

Language packs by default select English. If we want an extra language, then select what languages are required.

Language packs

After selecting all the options in three menus, click the Install button. Before clicking install, make sure about the installation location, which we need to install in our system.

Step 7. The installation will start after clicking the install button. It will take some minutes to install. The installation time will vary, which is based on what are the options; we selected.

 Installation time

We can see the other editions and install the options, which look, as shown above.

Step 8. After installing, we can see it looks, as shown below. We can see the Modify, Launch, Repair, and Uninstalled options. If we need to modify after installing, we use modify options.


Step 9. We can Sign in using a Microsoft account, Hotmail, or Outlook account, or else click Not now, maybe later.

Microsoft account

Step 10. Choose Development Settings and choose color themes for Visual Studio 2017. Now, click Start Visual Studio.

Development Settings

Finally, we can see Visual Studio 2017 with a new look and features, which looks, as shown below.

visual studio


This article explained about the new features and installation steps of Visual Studio Community 2017. Visual Studio Community Edition is free for individual developers. Using the same way, we can install Enterprise and Professional Edition.

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