Step 2: Create the BizTalk Service Project


Updated: November 27, 2015


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In this step, Northwind Traders creates an BizTalk Service project. As the tutorial progresses, schemas, Transforms, and other components are added to this project. At the end, this project is deployed to a BizTalk Services subscription. Follow the steps in this topic to create an BizTalk Service project.

To create an BizTalk Service project

  1. Open Visual Studio as an administrator, on the File menu, point to New, and then select Project. Use the details in the following table to create the project:

    Property Name


    Installed Templates

    Select BizTalk Services, and then select BizTalk Service.


    Type Bridges_Services


    Set this property to C:\tutorial\Lessons

    Create directory for solution

    Select this option if you want this solution to have a separate folder in Windows Explorer.

  2. Select OK.