D365: Dynamics 365 Developer Toolkit for VS 2017

Dynamics 365 Developer toolkit for Visual Studio 2017 can be installed by following the below steps:

  1. Download Dynamics 365 Developer Toolkit for VS 2015 from here.
  2. Once it is downloaded, extract the content of it to a foldera
  3. Open the folder to which the content has been extracted and open the file “extension.vsixmanifest” in a notepad or text editor.b
  4. Change the version number number from 14.0 to 15.0 as highlighted below and save the file:l
  5. After changing, it looks like below:m
  6. Select all the content in the extracted folder (from Step 2 above) and zip ite
  7. Rename the file to a [unique name].vsix and save it. Click Yes on Rename pop up.f
  8. Double click on the vsix file created in the step above and click on Install.g
  9. It’ll show a warning for incompatibility with VS 2017. Click on Yes and Proceed.h
  10. Installation will be started for VS 2017.i
  11. After successful installation, there will be a pop up as shown:j
  12. Now, the Dynamics 365 Developer toolkit for VS 2017 has been installed. Go to VS 2017 –> Click on New Project to see the template:k

Hope it helps !!

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