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Alessandro Del Sole, Beginning Visual Studio for Mac, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3033-6_1

1. Configuring the Mac Development Machine

Alessandro Del Sole

(1)Cremona, Italy

Visual Studio 2017 for Mac is a full-stack and mobile-first, cloud-first integrated development environment (IDE) that allows you to build a variety of mobile and web applications using the most powerful technologies from Microsoft, such as Xamarin for iOS and Android development and .NET Core for web development, using C# and F# as the programming languages.

To fully leverage all the powerful features that Visual Studio 2017 for Mac offers, you first need to enable some Apple services, and you need to install and configure Apple’s software development ...

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