Cloud Tools for Visual Studio release notes

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This page documents production updates to Cloud Tools for Visual Studio. You can check this page for announcements about new or updated features, bug fixes, known issues, and deprecated functionality.

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May 22, 2018

Version 1.3.0

This release adds a project selector dialog box that is accessible from the Cloud Explorer. The selector includes search functionality to help you to find your projects quickly and easily.

This release now provides two templates when creating a new project: one template for ASP.NET and one for ASP.NET Core.

This release adds information about opting in or out of sending your anonymous usage statistics to Google.

October 12, 2017


Previously, you had to choose from 4 different templates when creating a new ASP.NET project for Google Cloud Platform. Now, the extension provides you with a single, consolidated template for creating your project.

This release uses the .NET Core GA images for deploying apps to App Engine and GKE. As a result, you no longer need to use the Beta component of gcloud.

August 16, 2017


You can use the Stackdriver Logs Viewer to review your logs.

You can access and view Stackdriver error reports in Cloud Tools for Visual Studio.

You can attach the Visual Studio remote debugger to processes on a Compute Engine VM running Windows.

You can browse and manage Cloud Storage buckets, along with their contents, that exist on your current project.

You can browse and manage Cloud Pub/Sub resources with Cloud Tools for Visual Studio.

You can browse and manage Cloud Source Repositories with Cloud Tools for Visual Studio.