For this post we welcome Nicholas Cornelius and Miguel Pastor from Halfbrick as guest authors on the Visual Studio Blog.
For us, it’s hugely important to minimize the time it takes for every
develop-build-debug iteration. With most of the daily work happening in Visual Studio 2010 targeting Windows, however, we’ve have to contend with some big challenges. Fortunately, Visual Studio 2015 has made our process much more efficient as we’ll describe in this post.
Meeting challenges with Visual Studio 2010, ninja-style
Five years ago, Visual Studio 2010 didn’t have support for cross-platform development. To target Android, we first needed to create makefiles for the Android build system. That was tedious work, using an external process outside Visual Studio to compile for Android.
Tracking compiler errors was hard and we had to manually sync Visual Studio...(Read whole news on source site)