Install Arduino GDB for Visual Studio

May 2018: Over the next year Visual Micro will transition to VS 2017 only. The VS 2012-2015 versions of Visual Micro will be discontinued (remain working but no updates). This is because they prevent tight integration between Visual Micro and GDB.

Preview: April 30th 2017 - Draft notes explaining how to install GDB in the different versions of Visual Studio.

It is assumed that Visual Micro is already or will be installed in Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2017

Ensure the Android C++ Tools are installed (we use the MI debugger that the tools install)

Install the Visual Micro GDB Launcher Extension for Visual Studio 2017

note: Gdb, Visual Micro and any other required components can be installed in any order


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