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What are external tools?

What are external tools?: Visual Studio Essential Training: 08 Extend and Customize the Visual Studio Environment
What are external tools?: Visual Studio Essential Training: 08 Extend and Customize the Visual Studio Environment

There is a universe of standalone developer tools that aren't compatible with VS, or at least they've never been adapted for use within VS. These types of tools can be added to VS, through the External Tools menu. This tutorial looks at the built-in external tools available in the external tools menu.

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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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