Installing Optional Features

Visual Studio 2015 includes a number of options features as a secondary dialog in the installation process. After hitting the Next button shown in Figure 2.1, the installer will launch a secondary selection for optional features. Many of these features are shown in Figure 2.2. Notice these include many optional items required for doing cross-platform mobile development such as Xamarin or the Android SDK and emulator. Most cross platform mobile developers (using Xamarin or Cordova) will want to install these optional items.


FIGURE 2.2 Use the Visual Studio 2015 installer to set up and configure optional frameworks ...

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