In this tutorial, I will show you the way to install Visual Studio as small as minimum as possible.
Download Visual Studio Installer
When in Visual Studio Installer GUI windows, I suggest you tick like this
It will consume your diskspace at most 4gb.
vcpkg is a cross-platform C++ libraries manager. It will do the hard work for you such as building, importing, setting up PATHS, ..etc.
To install vcpkg
> git clone https://github.com/microsoft/vcpkg > .\vcpkg\bootstrap-vcpkg.bat
To install the libraries for your project, run:
> .\vcpkg\vcpkg install [packages to install]
You can also search for the libraries you need with the
> .\vcpkg\vcpkg search [search term]
In order to use vcpkg with Visual Studio,
run the following command (may require administrator elevation):
> .\vcpkg\vcpkg integrate install
All installed libraries are immediately ready to be
#include'd and used in your project without additional configuration.
I want to setup glut, glew, glm for my Computer Graphics course.
I go to where my vcpkg is installed. Then I run
vcpkg.exe install freeglut glew glm
I wait until it is done.
vcpkg.exe integrate install