VisualStudio

Visual Studio 2017 Install error– 0x80131500 - Failed to Deserialize packages

I was frustrated by this error when I am trying to reinstall Visual Studio 2017 after my visual studio got corrupted/failed during upgrade to 15.1 ( or after a previous installation failed due to low disk space). There is a file called ‘state.json’ , in below mentioned path, which is creating this particular issue.  %ProgramData%\Microsoft\VisualStudio\Packages\Instances\<instance> 
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Windows Azure SDK for .NET, which include SDKs, basic tools, and extended tools for Visual Studio development for Azure Cloud enabled applications.  Microsoft has released latest Azure SDK for .NET along with Visual Studio 2017 (RTW). The new version v3.0 will support only Visual Studio 2015/2017, if you are using Visual Studio 2013 you can
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In my earlier article, I shared the details to download various Visual Studio Editions. This is an online installer which would require associated packages to be downloaded from online Microsoft sources.  Means Microsoft is not providing an Offline ISO as a download like in Visual Studio 2015. This would be a time consuming process depending
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Microsoft has released today the latest version of Visual Studio. The new Visual Studio 2017 will help you develop apps for  Android, iOS, Windows, Web, and Cloud.  It will also help you use version management, be agile, and collaborate effectively. Includes support for Xcode 8.3, iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2, and tvOS 10.2 tools and APIs in
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Introduction to IoT Hub

IoT Hub is a fully managed service from Microsoft Azure  as part of Azure IoT Suite that enables reliable and secure bi-directional communications between millions of IoT devices and your solution back end. Azure IoT Hub are designed to provide following capabilities: Multiple device-to-cloud and cloud-to-device communication options, including one-way messaging, file transfer, and request-reply
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As per Microsoft ” This cumulative servicing release provides fixes to Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Update 3. These fixes address high-impact bugs that were either found by the product team or reported by the community.” Download the latest from: here , and you can fine the detailed list of fixes on the same site.