Templates for business intelligence projects (reporting, analysis, designer) in Visual Studio 2017

This is a common question in the forums, so I thought it would be a good idea to document this here.

In Visual Studio 2017, the project templates for Analysis Services and Reporting services, and the Rdlc Report Designer are installed through VSIX packages available on the Visual Studio Marketplace:

Microsoft Analysis Services Projects

Microsoft Reporting Services Projects

Microsoft Rdlc Report Designer for Visual Studio

Of course, you can search and install them also from within Visual Studio going to the “Tools” > “Extensions and Updates” window, “Online” node, and searching “Microsoft Reporting” or “Microsoft Analysis”:

And once installed, the project templates appear under the Business Intelligence node of the New Project dialog:

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