Supported Visual Studio Editions for Visualization & Modeling SDK
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The following are lists of the Visual Studio editions that are supported with Domain-Specific Language Tools in the authoring and deployment environments. For more information on these editions, see the Microsoft Visual Studio Developer Center.
To define a DSL, you must have installed the following components:
|Visual Studio SDK||http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=185580|
|Visual Studio Visualization and Modeling SDK||http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=186128|
Domain-Specific Language Tools supports the following configurations for deploying the domain-specific languages that you build:
Visual Studio Enterprise
Visual Studio Professional
Visual Studio Shell (integrated mode) redistributable package redistributable package
Visual Studio Shell (isolated mode) redistributable package redistributable package
To make a DSL able to run on a Shell product, you must set the Supported VS Edition field in the Extension Manifest. For more information, see Deploying Domain-Specific Language Solutions.