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Run the VS Experimental instance

Run the VS Experimental instance: Visual Studio Essential Training: 08 Extend and Customize the Visual Studio Environment
Run the VS Experimental instance: Visual Studio Essential Training: 08 Extend and Customize the Visual Studio Environment

In order to debug and test a custom extension it is necessary to launch a second copy of VS. This tutorial shows how Visual handles this process by using a special implementation of Visual Studio known as the Experimental Instance. Running the extension in Experimental instance is important, because extensions can significantly modify the behavior and features of Visual Studio. Isolating the changes into this separate configuration ensure that your working copy of Visual Studio is not corrupted.

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Q: This course was updated on 08/22/2017. What changed?

A: New videos were added that cover installing and exploring extensions, creating custom project and item templates, and creating custom extensions.

Skills covered in this course
Development Tools Developer Visual Studio

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