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Learning ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET by Ron Vincent

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Setting up your environment

In order to start building an ArcGIS Runtime app, you will need the following IDEs and toolkits:

  • Visual Studio 2015
  • ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET 10.2.7
  • MVVM Light

Visual Studio

First things first, we will be using Visual Studio 2015. You can download an evaluation version or the community version of Visual Studio 2015 for free from Microsoft. Here are the instructions for the community version:

  1. Navigate to https://www.visualstudio.com/products/free-developer-offers-vs.aspx.
  2. Click on Download under Visual Studio Community. This step will download a small installation program called vs_community_ENU.exe.
  3. Run vs_community_ENU.exe.
  4. Click on I agree to the License Terms and Privacy Policy.
  5. Change the installation path if you want to, ...

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