Perplexed and Bursting: Downloading Microsoft Visual Studio 2019
Step 1: The System Requirements
Buckle up, because if you’re going to download Microsoft Visual Studio 2019, you need to check whether your computer meets the minimum system requirements. Here they are:
- A computer running Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, or Windows 8.1.
- Intel processor with a clock speed of 1.8 GHz or faster.
- 2 GB RAM or more.
- 20 GB hard drive space or more.
- Screen resolution of 1366 x 768 or higher.
- Internet connectivity is required for certain features.
Step 2: The Microsoft Website
You know what to do, right? Type in the URL ‘www.microsoft.com’ in your fancy, schmancy web browser search bar.
Step 3: Selecting Visual Studio 2019
Here comes the exciting part. Search for Visual Studio 2019 in the search bar or be adventurous and click on the navigation panel, and select Visual Studio 2019 from the options that pop up.
Step 4: Finding Your Edition
Visual Studio 2019 is like a box of chocolates, it comes in several editions, and each has unique, tailored features to specific programming languages and projects. Here are the editions:
- Test Professional
Now, let’s get down to business. Each edition has its price range, and features, with the best part being, Community is free to use! Select your preferred edition and click on ‘Download Visual Studio.’
Step 5: Downloading the Installer
Your excitement is probably overflowing right now because you’ve finally reached the download page for your preferred edition of Visual Studio 2019. Don’t fall off your chair just yet, there’s still one more step.
Just click ‘Download the installer,’ and it’s game on!
Step 6: Running the Installer
The download is complete, and it’s time to run the installer. Go to your download folder and run the application by double-clicking on it. Woohoo! Follow the prompts on the installer and select the workloads you want to install. Workloads are preselected features essential for developing specific applications like .NET software or web server applications.
Step 7:The Microsoft Account
The next step is to sign in with your Microsoft account to begin the installation process. Hold up if you don’t have an account select, ‘Create a Microsoft account.’ Follow the on-screen prompts to create one.
Step 8: The Final Step
Drumroll please. You’re almost done! After selecting your preferred workloads, click on ‘Install’ to kick off the installation process. Just one more click, click on ‘Launch,’ and you are ready to start coding.
We hope you found this article on downloading and installing Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 confusing but bursting with overwhelming excitement. By following the above steps, you’ll have Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 installed and ready for coding in no time. Are you stoked? Then let’s get to coding!