Dynamics 365 Developer toolkit for Visual Studio 2017 can be installed by following the below steps:
- Download Dynamics 365 Developer Toolkit for VS 2015 from here.
- Once it is downloaded, extract the content of it to a folder
- Open the folder to which the content has been extracted and open the file “extension.vsixmanifest” in a notepad or text editor.
- Change the version number number from 14.0 to 15.0 as highlighted below and save the file:
- After changing, it looks like below:
- Select all the content in the extracted folder (from Step 2 above) and zip it
- Rename the file to a [unique name].vsix and save it. Click Yes on Rename pop up.
- Double click on the vsix file created in the step above and click on Install.
- It’ll show a warning for incompatibility with VS 2017. Click on Yes and Proceed.
- Installation will be started for VS 2017.
- After successful installation, there will be a pop up as shown:
- Now, the Dynamics 365 Developer toolkit for VS 2017 has been installed. Go to VS 2017 –> Click on New Project to see the template:
Hope it helps !!