Visual Studio Tools for Tizen provides Tizen-specific tools to improve your productivity:
The Project Wizard is used to create a Tizen .NET application project. You can select from various project templates that make it easier for you to start coding your application. When you create a new project with a specific template, the Project Wizard uses it to automatically create basic functionalities and default project files and folders for the application.
The Manifest Editor allows you to edit the Tizen application manifest with a text or form editor. The application manifest contains the application configuration, including specific features and more general runtime settings.
The Certificate Manager is used to create a certificate profile and register author and distributor certificates. Before installing your application on a device or submitting it to Tizen Store, you must sign it with a certificate profile while packaging your application.
The Emulator Manager allows you to create multiple Tizen emulator instances, for testing your application in an environment similar to a real device.
The Emulator Control Panel allows you to control the emulator instance and test a variety of user scenarios, such as network access, audio input and output, and text messaging.
The API Checker tool checks for API and privilege usage violations in the application code. It helps you to identify and fix potential problems in the application code related to API and privilege use.
The Tizen Device Manager is used to manage connected Tizen devices and emulator instances. You can also browse files on the device, and transfer files between it and the host computer.
The Log Viewer allows you to check the logs of your application based on the logging methods you have inserted into your code. It helps you to debug your application by capturing all the events logged by the platform and your application.
The Profiler allows you to analyze the performance of your application. You can record, manage, and view profiling sessions.
This is a utility which collects memory profiling data and saves them to a file, this part of the Memory Profiler runs on the target side. Also, it analyzes the resulting data, the command-line one and the GUI-based one, these analyzing tools run on the host side.
If you prefer a command line interface to the graphical Visual Studio window, you can use the Command Line Interface (CLI) tool during the entire development process.
The Visual Studio Tools for Tizen extension is registered in the Visual Studio Marketplace. You can install the extension from the Visual Studio Marketplace in the Visual Studio IDE.