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BizTalk Server 2020 – 20 days, 20 posts – day 7. And for this post, I choose a crucial piece for BizTalk developers: How to install BizTalk Server Visual Studio Project Template.

On previous versions of BizTalk Server and Visual Studio, when we were installing BizTalk Server, it would detect that we had Visual Studio present and the BizTalk Server installation process will also install on our machines all the Visual Studio Templates necessary for us to build our BizTalk Server solutions.

Not with this new version of BizTalk Server. Now we need to go to the Visual Studio Marketplace ( to get the BizTalk Server development tools.

BizTalk Server development tools are an integrated development
environment for BizTalk Server application development and testing, which

  • BizTalk project template, templates, and tools for schema, orchestration, pipeline, map development, and test.
  • BizTalk server application project template for automatic deployment and application lifecycle management (ALM) experience.
  • WCF LOB Adapter SDK for developers who need to integrate dynamic and complex line-of-business systems as part of an enterprise application integration effort.
BizTalk Server development tools

And you can get it in two ways:

BizTalk Server development tools

Or directly thru Visual Studio:

  • Open Visual Studio and use the Manage
    dialog box to install and manage Visual Studio extensions.
  • To open the Manage
    dialog, choose Extensions à Manage Extensions. Or, type Extensions in the search box and choose Manage
BizTalk Server 2020: Visual Studio 2019 Extensions
  • On the Search, type BizTalk
    and chose to download the BizTalk Server development tools
    provided by Microsoft.
BizTalk Server 2020: Visual Studio 2019 Extensions
  • It will automatically download
    and install these components.
BizTalk Server 2020: Visual Studio 2019 Extensions
  • To finalize you need to close
    all Microsoft Visual Studio windows that are open. And next time you will open
    Visual Studio, the BizTalk Server project template will be available for you to
    start developing your solutions.
BizTalk Server 2020: Visual Studio 2019 New BizTalk Project

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