Visual Studio not responding when creating new SharePoint Framework project

Issue:

When we install SharePoint Framework extensions to Visual Studio 2017, and try to create a SharePoint Framework project, it keeps on creating the project and goes into Not Responding mode.

Analysis:

This is related to npm package microsoft/generator-sharepoint version.

The scaffolding procedure has changed in this version and it contains now an additional option to choose which type of client-side component you would like to create (WebPart or Extension in preview). This option was not present in previous versions of microsoft/generator-sharepoint package. The generation in Visual Studio stops at this option.

Solution:

Upgrade to the version 1.0.4. Download from here.

This will help resolve the issue.

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