We recommend using Visual Studio 2017

Improving Compiler Throughput


The latest version of this topic can be found at Improving Compiler Throughput.

Use precompiled header files to build your project faster. This is important if you are using ATL, MFC, or the Windows SDK header files.

See /Yc and /Yu.

For more information on precompiled headers, see Creating Precompiled Header Files.

Optimizing Your Code