Visual Studio Extenstions in Rider ?


I am very pleased with Rider so far, and I would love to move from Visual Studio to Rider. However there is a hurdle to be overcome before I can move. Most of my projects use two Visual Studio Extensions: "ArcGIS Pro SDK" and "ArcGIS Pro SDK Utilities" from Esri. The extensions contain a SDK (surprise!) and a lot of templates for projects, dialogs, controls and other stuff. It is practically impossible to create my applications without those extensions. Thus, I cannot really make the move without them. Is there any way to make those extensions available in Rider?

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Hi Morten! 

The IntelliJ platform does not support Visual Studio extensions. All additional functionality should be installed as a plugin. There are a lot of articles and tutorials about how to develop IntelliJ plugins:
Rider sample plugin
An article about Rider Frontend plugin development
Creating Your First Plugin
- Here is a link to the plugin collection.

So, it would be better to file an issue on or contact their support and ask them to create a plugin for Rider.


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