Installing Extensions

To develop a Connector using the Fast Connector Framework, download the project files and install them on your development machine. See Fast Connector Framework (FCF) for prerequisites and requirements.

  1. Go to the SDK - Connector Toolkit project.
  2. Extract the files from the downloaded ZIP file to a location accessible by the computer where you have installed Microsoft Visual Studio
  3. Locate the IntegrationWizard.vsix file in the extracted files under the FastConnectorFramework folder on your hard drive and double-click it.
  4. Locate the MessagingWizard.vsix file in the extracted files under the FastConnectorFramework folder on your hard drive and double-click it.
  5. On the Installer dialog, select the products that should receive this extension, such as Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015. Click Install to continue.
  6. Accept the license terms and conditions
  7. When the installation is complete, the Installer displays a message indicating that the extension has been successfully installed. Click Close.
  8. Once the extensions have been installed you will need to restart Visual Studio if it has been closed, otherwise select New Project and the extensions should be listed.

See

Fast Connector Framework (FCF)

Integration Framework — Project Concepts

Messaging Framework — Project Concepts