SideWaffle Template Pack


A side dish filled with item templates for building websites.

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2013, 2012, 14
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by CAD bloke | January 08 2015

Great resource and much easier than building templates by hand. Much

by Rob Prouse | December 03 2014

Great templates, every other open source project should be contributing templates to this project!

by Flakster | November 07 2014

Installs in VS2013 Ultimate SP3... AND WILL show up in list of installed extensions... but, when I search for "angular" in installed extensions, no sidewaffle ANGULAR templates are found. When trying to create a "NEW PROJECT" from the file menu... no angular project or item templates are found either.

by Ken Cenerelli | November 02 2014

Excellent set of templates. A must for Angular development in Visual Studio!

by Stewfish | September 15 2014

Won't install in VS2013 Pro.

by Jeg_ISPIN | July 22 2014

Great Templates, but the Version 1.0.2 can't be installed:

Microsoft.VisualStudio.ExtensionManager.InvalidExtensionPackageException: The file is not a valid VSIX package. ---> System.IO.FileFormatException: File contains corrupted data.
at MS.Internal.IO.Zip.ZipIOEndOfCentralDirectoryBlock.FindPosition(Stream archiveStream)
at MS.Internal.IO.Zip.ZipIOEndOfCentralDirectoryBlock.SeekableLoad(ZipIOBlockManager blockManager)
at MS.Internal.IO.Zip.ZipArchive..ctor(Stream archiveStream, FileMode mode, FileAccess access, Boolean streaming, Boolean ownStream)
at MS.Internal.IO.Zip.ZipArchive.OpenOnStream(Stream stream, FileMode mode, FileAccess access, Boolean streaming)
at System.IO.Packaging.ZipPackage..ctor(Stream s, FileMode mode, FileAccess access, Boolean streaming)
at System.IO.Packaging.Package.Open(Stream stream, FileMode packageMode, FileAccess packageAccess, Boolean streaming)
at ...

by Christiaan Rakowski | May 29 2014

by Yazid | May 18 2014

Very cool stuff, it installed properly for VS 2012, but not VS 2013 any clues why?


by Kevin Dondrea | April 09 2014

I haven't tried this yet but I did install it. I've already recommended this to all my coworkers and past coworkers that do programming.

Thank you Mads Kristensen, you ROCK!!!

by jasonjef | April 06 2014

If you don't have this you are wasting time

by Maxime Rouiller | March 27 2014

That tool is insane. You need to get it. It is NOT optional.

by ooty | March 22 2014

Great way to get awesome templates from community.

by Brenton House | March 05 2014

by Uroš Smolnik | March 01 2014

by luca morelli | March 01 2014

by DigitalJustin | Fri 6:12 PM

More great work from Sayed, Mads and I'm sure some others too. Thanks!

by Paul Marvin | Fri 3:06 PM

Mads and Microsoft again bringing .NET development into modern and rapidly changing it.

by Matheus L Lustosa | Fri 2:25 PM

by KevinLBuchan | Fri 12:49 PM

This add-in is a huge time saver.

by Kunjan Dalal | Fri 1:56 AM

Nothing can be better than this. I have made my first template with this. My first ever visual studio template. And trust me it is easy like anything.

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  • Templates not available in VS Cordova project
    1 Posts | Last post February 17, 2015
    • The siddlewaffle templates for NG are not available in e Visual Studio Hybrid Cordova Project.
      Can I enable them in one or another way?
  • Won't install
    3 Posts | Last post February 05, 2015
    • I can't get this extension or SideWaffle to install into VS 2013. When I ran the installer the first time it only showed VS 2012 and it successfully installed.  The second time I ran it, it said that there were all eligible installed products already had this extension.  I'm having the same problem with Web Essentials.  I checked the installed packages & extensions list carefully and neither extension is already installed in VS 2013.  Is there a problem with some VSIX installers and systems like mine that have VS 2012 & VS 2013 installed side by side?
    • Hi I'm not sure what's happening here. This sounds like an issue with Visual Studio itself. Have you tried repairing VS?
    • Hi, did anyone get to the bottom of this? I have 2012/2013 installed side by side and am having the same problem. Only installs to 2012?
  • Why isn't there an AngularJS provider template included with SideWaffle?
    1 Posts | Last post December 26, 2014
    • Why isn't there an AngularJS provider template included with SideWaffle?
  • Where are the "SideWaffle Project Template Files"?
    4 Posts | Last post April 25, 2014
    • HI I see these on the Project site but I can't find them in file new Project?
      SideWaffle Definitions Folder
      SideWaffle Item Template
      SideWaffle Project Template Files
      Also I get and Error when I try to use the SideWaffle Extensibility Project"Your name here"?
    • anyone?
    • Same problem here. I had SideWaffle installed successfully in VS2012. I believe I also saw them in VS2013. Since installing update 2 they are gone.
      Reinstalled SideWaffle for VS2013 only. Installation went file. Restarting VS2013 shows a message 'initializing project templated' or something like that. No SideWaffle templates are visible in the New Project dialog. I have VS2012 Pro and VS2013 Pro installed side by side.  
    • I created a Github issue for this...
  • Won't install
    2 Posts | Last post Fri 1:28 PM
    • Same as roschler, won't install if 2012 and 2013 are installed side by side.  When you run the install it will only pick up 2012.  BTW 2013 is Web express.  Has anybody with this configuration got it to work?
    • Extensions are not supported in the express editions. 
      There should not be any side by side issues. I have both installed and it works for both.