Visual Studio / .NET Framework, Workshops

VSF03 Workshop: Writing Extensions for Visual Studio 2017


8:00am - 5:00pm

Level: Intermediate

Justin Clareburt

Senior Program Manager, Visual Studio Extensibility


This workshop will focus on the changes in the new extensibility model in Visual Studio 2017. We will be there to guide you through all the steps involved in upgrading extensions from previous versions of Visual Studio. Specific guidance will be provided in the areas of performance and compatibility. Engineers and PMs will be available to provide timely technical support in your journey to build stable, high-performance extensions for Visual Studio 2017.

You will learn:

  • VSIXv3: The new format of the Visual Studio extension manifest
  • Performance tuning including background processing and late-loading
  • Considerations around component prerequisites
  • Handling Light-weight Solution Load