Download from the BISM Normalizer 3 Visual Studio Gallery page. New releases will be uploaded to this page.
This video covers BISM Normalizer 3 use cases and demo.
Object Model & Build Process
This video shows the internals of BISM Normalizer 3. Everything still applies except obfuscation, which has been removed.
Command to Perform a Release Build
Output goes to bin\ReleaseObfusc
msbuild BismNormalizer.csproj /verbosity:m /target:Rebuild /property:Configuration=Release
Set Up New Development Machine
Built in VS 2017. Workloads installed must include .NET desktop development and VS extension development.
May need to temporarily comment out following at bottom of BismNormalizer.csproj to load project into VS for 1st time. After 1st successful load, add it back.
Needs latest AMO libraries installed (see links here if necessary). Project reference hint paths point to C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\140\SDK\Assemblies...
Do a Release build from the command-line to set up cross project references for the 1st time (see command above). The automated tests refer to a localhost SSAS tabular server.
Set BismNormalizer as startup project, and in project properities > Debug tab, set
Start External Program (assuming Enterprise edition): C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Enterprise\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe
Command Line Arguments: /rootsuffix Exp