Microsoft embraces Minecraft modding with new Visual Studio tools

May 1, 2015

Visual Studio was already one of the most widely-used and highly-regarded IDEs around. Now, Microsoft’s made it even better. They’ve equipped it to help you build your next Minecraft mod.

Head over to a specific page at the Visual Studio extension gallery, and you’ll find the brand-new Minecraft Mod Developer Pack. Not only is it a free download, but the entire thing is open source: you can download the code from Microsoft’s GitHub project page if you want to take a peek at (or tinker with) the extension’s inner workings.

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