To use .NET Core 2.1 with Visual Studio, you'll need Visual Studio 2017 15.7 or newer. Make sure you've got the latest version of Visual Studio.
When your download completes, run the installer and complete the steps to install .NET on your machine.
When the installer completes, open a new command prompt and run the
dotnet command. This will verify .NET is correctly installed and ready to use.
Now that you've got .NET installed, let's build your first app with our Get Started tutorial.