When Visual Studio starts, it looks through a special set of folders for project templates. When it encounters a new template in this location it adds it to the list of available templates. This tutorial explores the file system and shows where the default locations are for installed project templates.
- [Voiceover] It's time to look at the default template…locations for Visual Studio projects.…On the screen, I have File Explorer open…and docked to the left,…and on the right, I have Visual Studio.…File Explorer shows one of the folders…that is installed with Visual Studio.…It's this IDE folder.…Here's the complete path.…You can look for this on your own computer.…Inside the IDE folder is two folders I want to look at.…The ItemTemplates folder…is where the default item templates are installed,…and the ProjectTemplates folder…is where the default project templates are installed.…
I'll open up ProjectTemplates.…Here, you can see there are folders based on languages,…like the CSharp folder and the VisualBasic folder…and the Web folder.…I'll look at just the CSharp folder for this demonstration,…and now that I have this folder open,…I'll move over to Visual Studio…and open up the new project dialogue.…Now, I can see both sides of the screen.…You'll notice that, on the File Explorer,…there's a folder called Cloud.…In the Visual Studio, inside the new project dialogue,…
- Installing extensions
- Using CodeMaid, Productivity Power Tools, and other Visual Studio extensions
- Adding external tools
- Creating custom item and project templates
- Building your own custom extensions
- Creating VSIX installers
- Sharing custom extensions
Skill Level Beginner
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.
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1. Install Extensions
2. Explore Extensions
3. Integrate External Tools
4. Create Custom Project and Item Templates
5. Create Custom Extensions
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