Visual Studio has a ton of perks for making development easier. One of those perks is the package manager, better known as NuGet. Now, when you do KnockoutJS development in Visual Studio you have 4 Knockout packages available on NuGet:
The Knockout External Template Engine, written by Jim Cowart, extends Knockout.js to allow templates to load asynchronously from a remote resource. It currently supports both native and jQuery templates.