Visual Studio 2017 (SharpSetup discontinued!)

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guttsy
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Visual Studio 2017 (SharpSetup discontinued!)

Postby guttsy » Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:47 pm

Any idea when Visual Studio 2017 support (with C# 7) will be available? It's been out for a few months.
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tomasz_grobelny
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Re: Visual Studio 2017

Postby tomasz_grobelny » Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:53 pm

It is not likely it will be available. Development of SharpSetup stopped some months ago :-(

Bendico
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Re: Visual Studio 2017

Postby Bendico » Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:59 am

This is deeply worrying! :o :shock: :(

Our company has standardized on SharpSetup for installation of all our software products. May I ask why development has stopped? Do you know of any alternatives? Would it be possible to get some instructions/source code in order to add support for Visual Studio 2017 ourselves?

reem
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Re: Visual Studio 2017

Postby reem » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:51 am

I'm intereseted also to know why it stopped? it this permenant or will it come back to development at some time?

guttsy
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Re: Visual Studio 2017

Postby guttsy » Wed Jan 24, 2018 5:08 pm

6+ months later and the website still has links to "buy" the product (although they ultimately don't work) and no real announcement of its discontinuation. This has not been handled in a professional manner at all. If there's no plan to continue monetizing this product, it should be open sourced (or at least source code given to purchasers) so we can support ourselves.


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