Necessary Tools


Tools you need to install before installing and using FUSEE

NOTE: Developing FUSEE Apps is currently only supported on Windows operating systems.


Prerequisites

Before installing FUSEE, make sure the following software is installed.

Blender (optional)

Create 3D models with the OpenSource 3D modelling Software Blender and use them as assets in your FUSEE application. The FUSEE installation will try to detect a Blender installation on your machine and will install the FUSEE Blender Add-on.

Install blender from https://www.blender.org/download/

.NET Core SDK (required)

FUSEE Apps are created using the .NET Core SDK (version 2.0 or higher) - the platform-independent .NET Framework built on OpenSource.

Install .NET Core from https://www.microsoft.com/net/download/

Visual Studio Code (required)

Edit your FUSEE App source code, debug into your app’s functionality, build your app and publish it to the supported platforms from within the popular OpenSource lightweight code editor.

Install Visual Studio Code from https://code.visualstudio.com/download

Extension: C# for Visual Studio Code powered by OmniSharp (required)

To develop C#/.NET applications in Visual Studio Code an Extension is required: https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=ms-vscode.csharp

Either install the C# Extension from the link above or

  • Open Visual Studio Code
  • Open the Extensions pane (Ctrl+Shift+X)
  • Enter C# into the search box
  • From the search results, install the “C# for Visual Studio Code (powered by OmniSharp)” Extension