Step 1: Set Up the Development Environment

Before starting the tutorial, please ensure that you have installed and configured the Service Bus for Windows Server correctly as described in Installing and Configuring Service Bus for Windows Server.

Set up development environment

  1. Start either Visual Studio 2012 or Microsoft Visual Web Developer Express 2010.

  2. In Visual Studio, on the File menu, click New, and then click Project.

  3. Click Console Application, then in the Name box, type a name for the project, then click OK.

    New Project dialog
  4. In Solution Explorer, right-click the project name, and then click Properties.

  5. Click the Application tab on the left, then select .NET Framework 4 from the Target framework: dropdown. Click Yes when prompted to reload the project.

    Client Profile dialog
  6. In Solution Explorer, right-click References, then click Add Library Package Reference. This option only appears if you have the NuGet extension installed.

    Add Library Package Reference dialog
  7. In the Search box, type Service Bus 1.0. Make sure you have selected Include Prerelease. Click the Service Bus Beta 1.0 Beta (for Windows Server) item. Complete the installation and close this dialog.

    NuGet Installer

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