Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition or newer is the development environment that we recommend for programming with the EwE source code. Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition is available for download for free from the Microsoft website (see link below). Visual Studio 2010 is not free, and enables you to have more functionality such as Class Diagrams and Nested Project folders, which are features that are not crucial for developing EwE.
- Download Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition from [Free Dev Tools - Visual Studio Community 2015 the Microsoft website].
- Start the installer.
- For installation options: default options are OK, as long as the languages C# and VB.NET are supported.
- The installation program will now download the required files. (Internet is required).
- You can log in to a Microsoft Account at your discretion.
Now your system is ready to load, modify, compile, execute and debug the EwE6 source code.