Installing Serene From Visual Studio Marketplace
Open the URL below in your browser:
Click Download to transfer the VSIX file to your computer.
You need Visual Studio 2022 to run Serene as .NET 6 SDK only supports Visual Studio 2022 with the latest updates.
Install Template into Visual Studio
After the download is finished, double-click the downloaded VSIX file to start the Visual Studio extension installation dialog
Click Install when prompted.
Creating a New Project in Visual Studio
Start Visual Studio (if it was already open, restart it). Click
Create a new project on the startup screen (or from the menu
If not displayed already, find
Serene using the top search input, and select
Name your application something like
HelloSerenity, or leave the default name
Please don't name it
Serenity. It may conflict with other Serenity assemblies.
You should use Pascal casing, e.g. a name that starts with a
Capital Letter. Don't name your project something like
Serene will prompt you to choose features you would like to see.
The listed features/samples are all optional. Initially, we recommend you leave them all checked so that you might have a look at how they are implemented.
After having some experience with Serene, you might create a new application and clear all these checkboxes to have a bare minimum project.
Choose features you like, click
OK and take a break while Visual Studio creates the solution.