Tutorial: Create (csharp)

Download and install

  1. Download and install Visual Studio for PC or Mac.
  2. Download and install the Virtual Assistant and Skill Templates.

    Note that Visual Studio on Mac doesn’t support VSIX packages. Instead clone the Skill Sample from our repository.

  3. Download and install .NET Core SDK v3.1.
  4. Download and install Node Package manager.
  5. Download and install PowerShell Core.
  6. Download and install the Bot Framework CLI tools:

    npm install -g botdispatch @microsoft/botframework-cli
    
  7. Install BotSkills CLI tool:

    npm install -g botskills@latest
    
  8. Download and install the Azure CLI (Minimum version 2.2.0 required).
  9. Download and install the Bot Framework Emulator.