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Update CONTRIBUTING in light of VS 15.3

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AArnott committed Sep 4, 2017
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Consider using Visual Studio Code or Visual Studio's Open Folder feature instead of opening
the PInvoke.sln in Visual Studio 2017. In exchange for fewer features, you'll have a more responsive UI.
Use Visual Studio 2017 Update 3 (15.3) or later to get several important fixes.
If you proceed to open the solution in Visual Studio, the following workarounds are necessary:
#### Workaround [NuGet/Home#4764](
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.\build -Restore
#### Workaround [dotnet/roslyn#17570](
#### Consider use of "Lightweight solution load" carefully
Make sure that "Lightweight solution load" is turned OFF before loading PInvoke.sln in Visual Studio, as shown here:
Lightweight Solution Load is a new feature in VS 2017 and *may* be used with PInvoke.sln,
but it seems to cause issues with package restore and Intellisense at least in some cases.
![Screenshot of Visual Studio's options page with lightweight solution load highlighted](doc/LightweightSolutionLoadOption.PNG)
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