Install and Use GitHub Extension in Visual Studio 2017

In this article, I will explore the GitHub Extension for Visual Studio 2017 by answering the below questions:

  • What’s the Git?
  • What’s the GitHub?
  • What’s the Repository?
  • What’s the GitHub Extension for Visual Studio 2017?
  • How to install the GitHub Extension for Visual Studio 2017?
  • How to update the GitHub Extension for Visual Studio 2017?
  • How to set the GitHub as the default Source Control plugin for the new solution in Visual Studio 2017?
  • How to use the GitHub Extension for Visual Studio 2017?
    • Connect.
    • Create.
    • Clone.
  • What’re the main GitHub Extension functionalities?
    • Changes.
    • Branch.
    • Issue.
    • Pull Request.
    • Wiki.
    • Fetch.
    • Pull.
    • Commit.
    • Sync.
    • Push.
  • How to add a new solution to GitHub?
  • How to add an existing solution to GitHub?
  • Known Issue.
  • How to make a Private Repository?
  • How to delete a GitHub Repository?

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Visual Studio 2017: New Installation Experience

Introduction

In this article, I will explain the New Installation Experience in Visual Studio 2017 by answering the following questions:

  • What’s the New Installation Experience?
  • What are the main components of the new installation experience?
  • What’s the Workload?
  • What’s the Individual Components?
  • What are the Language Packs?

What’s the New Installation Experience?

When you first install Visual Studio 2017, you’ll have a brand new experience.
 New Installation Experience in Visual Studio 2017
Besides the new installation experience being user-friendly, it aims to

  • Accelerate the installation process (Fast Installation).
  • Decrease the installation size.
  • Install only the tools you need on demand.
  • Adding and remove multiple user interface languages at any time.

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Missing Office / SharePoint template in Visual Studio 2017

In this hint, I’ll show How to Install Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2017 to avoid Missing Office / SharePoint template in Visual Studio 2017.

Missing Office SharePoint template in Visual Studio 2017

By dint of the “New Installation Experience (Workloads)” in Visual Studio 2017  that allow to Install  Office Developer Tools directly without download Office Developer Tools from the Web Platform Installer as was in previous versions of Visual Studio.

Steps:
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Visual Studio 2017 has landed

On 7, 8 March 2017, Microsoft celebrates 20 years of Visual Studio, announce the release of Visual Studio 2017.

Visual Studio 2017 has landed

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In this article, I will briefly answer the following questions

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Missing SharePoint 2016 Project Template in Visual Studio 2015

Still, I can’t find SharePoint 2016 Project Template when I tried to create a new SharePoint 2016 solution via Visual Studio 2015. Although I have installed Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2015, and Office / SharePoint Template is now listed as shown below.missing-sharepoint-2016-project-template-in-visual-studio-2015

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Create a Custom Action for a specific list via Visual Studio 2013 in SharePoint 2013

In this article, I will demonstrate How to Create a Custom Action for only one List via Visual Studio 2013 in SharePoint 2013.

Scenario,

I need to add a new Tab to Display Form Ribbon for only one list in SharePoint 2013 to be like this :

Custom Action Tab at display form

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Missing Office / SharePoint template in Visual Studio 2015

When I tried to create a new SharePoint 2016 solution via Visual Studio 2015, I couldn’t find Office/SharePoint Template.

office template missing in visual studio 2015

Cause:

Microsoft Office Developer Tools Preview 2 for Visual Studio 2015 is not installed.

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