Developing Linux apps in Visual Studio
Does anyone know of a doc that describes step by step how install QT in Visual Studio 2017 that targets Linux?
You seem to love really painful ways to program. ;)
I personally doubt that this is possible, but who knows. That this would be properly documented is IMHO even more doubtful.
Cross-compilation on windows for linux is possible, I know and I have tried to check for comilers for embedded linux. However, I gave up quickly. I am for sure a windows guy and tried to stay away from linux. When it came to cross-compile for embedded linux, I started this on linux. IMHO less painful than running into every possible trap being apperently implemented to make those attempts as painful as possible.
BTW the cross-compilation on linux for embedded linunx is quite easy, even when you are hating those cryptic line commands. Qt creator on windows and linux is the same and it helps tremendously.
@oregonduckman I agree with @koahnig - I suggest to install Linux (can be a virtual machine) and build/test there instead of hacking around with cross compilation on Windows. It is for sure much less painful :-)
There even seems to be Visual Studio Code for Linux:
@Diracsbracket He wants to develop on Windows not on Linux.
He wants to develop on Windows not on Linux
Yes, but maybe he/she wants to work in Windows mainly because of Visual Studio... Furthermore, he/she did not mention anything about Windows...
@Diracsbracket "how install QT in Visual Studio 2017" - Visual Studio is only available for Windows, so he is on Windows. Visual Studio Code is just an editor as far as I know, it is not Visual Studio.
Visual Studio is only available for Windows
Not true. Visual Studio is also available on Mac. Anyway... :-) Just informing him/her that Visual Studio Code is available on Linux. So he/she can try to install a virtual machine and try to setup it up to install Qt on it and use Visual Studio Code.
Visual Studio Code is just an editor as far as I know
You can also build with it. Otherwise it would be of little use, don't you think?