Use Visual Studio External Tools with Data Sync

How Data Sync Projects can be run using External Tools.


9 August 2016

This is an interesting Use-Case I just discovered, using Visual Studio External Tools allows you to run Data Sync projects in the Visual Studio Designer and capture the output in the Visual Studio Output window.

Setup the External Tool to Start the Data Sync RunTool.

External Tools

Then Select the Data Sync Project in solution explorer and run it via the External Tool.

External Tool