This is an archive related to a previous version of Esri Maps for SharePoint. If you need the current version go to http://doc.arcgis.com/en/maps-for-sharepoint/.
The Visual Studio template installed as part of the ArcGIS Extensibility SDK for Silverlight is designed to aid in the creation of tools (commands) and behaviors for use with the ArcGIS Viewer for Silverlight. Because Esri Maps for SharePoint and ArcGIS Viewer for Silverlight share a common extensibility framework, you can use the Visual Studio template to write add-ins for Esri Maps for SharePoint.
The Microsoft Visual Studio template is installed as part of the ArcGIS Extensibility SDK for Silverlight. The template enables you to easily create add-ins and layouts. While projects created using the template can be opened in Microsoft Expression Blend 5, the template will only appear in the project creation dialog box of Visual Studio. The template is supported on Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and 2012. Earlier versions of Visual Studio and Expression Blend are not supported.
To use the template, you require the following:
Visual Studio solutions created from the Viewer template include three projects. In the list below, <Project Name> means the name of the project as specified on the New Project dialog box. The projects created as part of the template are as follows:
To create an add-in using the template, complete the following steps. To upload an add-in, see Configuring add-ins.
The New Project dialog box appears.
The add-in solution loads with three projects: one containing add-in code, one containing layouts, and one containing a Viewer website. Each project contains code and examples to help you get started creating custom tools, behaviors, and layouts.
You can debug an add-in using Visual Studio and the Attach to Process functionality.
The Attach to Process dialog box appears.