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Installation of WCSF for Visual Studio 2010

Posted by Jean Paul on November 25, 2010

Step 1: First we have to install Guidance Automation Extensions for 2010. Guidance Automation provides the infrastructure for automated project creation actions inside Visual Studio IDE.


Click on the Install button to proced.

Step 2: After installing the GAX 2010, you can proceed with downloading the actual WCSF 2010.


Click the Install button to proceed with and you could see the status below.


Validating the Installation

You can validate the installation by running VS 2010 and creating a new WCSF solution.

Execute VS 2010 and choose File > New Project

You should be able to select the project option below:


Select “Web Client Solution” from the dialog and enter the project name and click Ok button.

Now you will be prompted with further WCSF project options


Click Finish to complete the wizard. This will create 1 Shell Module and 1 website with all the necessary library file references added.

Back in the IDE you can try executing the project. You should be able to see the application below.


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