Install Azure Stream Analytics tools for Visual Studio

Azure Stream Analytics tools support Visual Studio 2017, 2015, and 2013. This article describes how to install and uninstall the tools.

For more information on using the tools, see Stream Analytics tools for Visual Studio.

Install

  • Download Visual Studio 2019 (Preview 2 or above) and Visual Studio 2017 (15.3 or above). Enterprise (Ultimate/Premium), Professional, and Community editions are supported. Express edition is not supported. Visual Studio 2017 on Mac is not supported.
  • Stream Analytics tools are part of the Azure development and Data storage and processing workloads in Visual Studio 2017. Enable either one of these two workloads as part of your Visual Studio installation.

Enable the Data storage and processing workload as shown:

Data storage and processing workload is selected

Enable the Azure development workload as shown:

Azure development workload is selected

  • In the Tools menu, choose Extensions and Updates. Find Azure Data Lake and Stream Analytics tools in the installed extensions and click Update to install the latest extension.

Visual Studio extensions and updates

Visual Studio 2015, 2013

Update

Visual Studio 2019 and 2017

The new version reminder shows up in the Visual Studio notification.

Visual Studio new version reminder

Visual Studio 2015 and 2013

The installed Stream Analytics tools for Visual Studio check for new versions automatically. Follow the instructions in the pop-up window to install the latest version.

Uninstall

Visual Studio 2019 and 2017

Double-click the Visual Studio installer, and select Modify. Clear the Azure Data Lake and Stream Analytics Tools check box from either the Data storage and processing workload or the Azure development workload.

Visual Studio 2015 and 2013

Go to Control Panel, and uninstall Microsoft Azure Data Lake and Stream Analytics tools for Visual Studio.