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Visual Studio 2017 documentation

Welcome! This repo contains source files for the work-in-progress Visual Studio 2017 technical documentation. The topics are published on the Visual Studio documentation site.

This repo was moved on June 23, 2017 from Traffic to the old URLs is redirected here.

The documentation for Visual Basic and Visual C# are located in a separate repo at, and the Visual C++ documentation is located in the repo located at

Contributing to the documentation

To contribute to this documentation, please see the Contributing guide. We welcome your contributions to help us improve the Visual Studio docs. All the articles in this repository use GitHub flavored markdown.

Several feature areas of Visual Studio have their own folders in this repo, such as debugger for topics on debugging, ide for topics on the Visual Studio interactive development environment (IDE), and so forth. The /media subfolder in each folder contains art files for the topics. The Contributing guide has more information.

Microsoft Open Source Code of Conduct

This project has adopted the Microsoft Open Source Code of Conduct. For more information see the Code of Conduct FAQ or contact with any additional questions or comments.