Visual Studio Community 2017 On Cloud

1-click AWS Deployment   1-click Google Deployment

 

Overview


Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2017 is a new full-featured edition that enables you to unleash the power of Visual Studio to develop cross-platform solutions. A free, fully-featured, and extensible IDE for creating modern applications for Windows, Android, and iOS, as well as web applications and cloud services.

Visual Studio Community Edition is a free version of Visual Studio similar in feature set to the Professional Edition. Individual developers are free to use Community for building free and paid apps as well has open source software.

Visual Studio Community Edition on Cloud runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is built to work well in a wide variety of network and machine conditions.

Cognosys Provides Hardened images of Visual Studio Community Edition  on the cloud ( AWS marketplace, Azure and Google Cloud Platform).

Deploy Visual Studio Community Edition  securely on cloud i.e. AWS marketplaceAzure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Features

Major Features of  Visual Studio Community

  • Extend functionality with Visual Studio plugins: Unlike the Express version, Microsoft Visual Studio Community features plugin support, offering programmers access to thousands of extensions in the Visual Studio Gallery.
  • Create, debug and compile apps for any platform: Programmers can experiment with C++ , AJAX, JavaScript, CSS, ASP.NET, Silverlight and the list of compatible languages does not end here. Its functionality can be extended to support languages such as Python.
  • Azure SDK integration: Allowing you to upload your projects to Azure and analyze their performance and efficiency using the Application Insights service.
  • Professional-grade development environment: Microsoft Visual Studio Community is a full-featured edition of Visual Studio, whose functionality can be extended using plugins in the official gallery, so as to ease the development process

AWS

Installation Instructions for Windows

Note: How to find PublicDNS in AWS

Step 1) RDP  Connection: To connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Windows  instance on AWS Cloud

Connect to the virtual machine using following RDP credentials:

  • Hostname: PublicDNS  / IP of machine
  • Port : 3389

Username: To connect to the operating system, use RDP and the username is Administrator.
Password: Please Click here to know how to get password

Step 2) Visual Studio Connection: To Connect Microsoft Visual Studio in Windows Server, Please follow Instructions to Connect Microsoft Visual Studio

Step 3) Other Information:

1.Default installation path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Community\Common7\IDE
2.Default ports:

  • Windows Machines:  RDP Port – 3389
  • Http: 80
  • Https: 443

Configure custom inbound and outbound rules using this link

Google

Installation Instructions for Windows

Step 1) VM Creation:

  1. Click the Launch on Compute Engine button to choose the hardware and network settings.

2.You can see at this page, overview of Cognosys Image as well as some estimated costs of VM.

3.In the settings page, you can choose the number of CPUs and amount of RAM, the disk size and type, etc.

Step 2) RDP Connection: To connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Windows instance on Google Cloud

Step 3) Visual Studio Connection: To Connect Microsoft Visual Studio  in Windows Server, Please follow Instructions to Connect Microsoft Visual Studio

Note: To activate Visual Studio community version kindly sign into your Visual Studio account with Microsoft ID.

 

Step 4) Other Information:

1. Default installation path: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\”
2. Default ports:

  • Windows Machines:  RDP Port – 3389
  • Http: 80
  • Https: 443

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Visual Studio Community 2017 On Cloud