Jan
3
2015

Install Visual Studio 2015

This blog post is part of a series covering ASP.NET 5

The following is a step-by-step guide to installing Visual Studio 2015 (currently in Preview).

  1. Download Visual Studio 2015 Preview
  2. Execute the file when the download is complete.  You will be prompted with a screen similar to what is shown next:image
  3. Select the options relevant to your development needs.  Although all options are checked in the screen capture below, the highlighted items below are essential for web development:image
  4. After clicking the Install button, the application will start to acquire files and perform the install:
    image
  5. If you previously selected Visual C++ Cross Platform Mobile Development or Tools for Apache Cordova, you will see the following:
    image
    This enables features as seen below:
    image
    After clicking Install, you will see a secondary installer to enable the desirable third-party features:
    image
    The secondary installer will confirm selected features:
    image
    The installation will continue with acquiring needed files and applying:
    image
  6. Once Visual Studio 2015 is installed, you will need to sign in with your Microsoft account:image

Visual Studio 2015 is now installed and ready!

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