A Visual Studio add-in that enhances development functionality in SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT).
Ensure you have the latest version of SSDT installed (version 15.9.0 or higher) for Visual Studio 2017. Then in Visual Studio 2017 go to Tools... Extensions and Updates... Updates tab... then ensure you install any updates to Microsoft Analysis Services Projects, Microsoft Reporting Services Projects, or Microsoft Integration Services Projects. This release is designed to work with version 2.8.11 SSAS extension or higher, version 2.5.6 SSRS extension or higher, and 2.1 SSIS extension or higher.
All of the features in BI Developer Extensions are documented at https://bideveloperextensions.github.io/
Features include Analysis Services Multidimensional, Analysis Services Tabular, Integration Services, and Reporting Services.
The developers are in progress rebranding BIDS Helper to BI Developer Extensions.