Open a project from a GitHub repo in Visual Studio 2019

This blog post shows, how to use Visual Studio to connect to a repository for the first time and then open a project from it.

If you haven’t already installed Visual Studio, go to the Downloading and Installing Visual Studio 2019 page to install it for free.

Open a project from a GitHub repo

Open Visual Studio 2019. On the start window, choose Clone or check out code.

Enter or type the repository location, and then choose Clone.

Visual Studio opens the project from the repo.

If you have a solution file available, it will appear in the “Solutions and Folders” fly-out menu. Choose it, and Visual Studio opens your solution.

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