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Top 100 Utilities & Addins for Visual Studio 2010 & TFS 2010

Top 100 Utilities & Addins for Visual Studio 2010 & TFS 2010

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Since the release of Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010, many tools & utilities have been released by the Open Source Community, Partners and Microsoft. The best place to discover these is via the Visual Studio Extensions Gallery, but others like CodePlex and the MSDN site also will serve you well. In the hope it accelerates your project or adoption of Visual Studio & TFS, I've jotted down my Top 100 or so that have risen to the top for me:

If you'd like to check out the additional info & links to each, here's the full Excel spreadsheet.

Focus Applicability Utility Publisher
All All Visual Studio Team System 2010 Power Tools Microsoft
All Team Foundation Server TFS Power Tools Microsoft
All Team Foundation Server Scrum Template for Team System CodePlex
All Team Foundation Server TFS Aggregator for field calculations CodePlex
All Team Foundation Server TFS Scorecard CodePlex
All Team Foundation Server TFS Sidekicks Attrice
All Team Foundation Server TFS Integration - QC, IBM etc. Microsoft
Architecture Visual Studio Visual Studio Spec Explorer Power Tool Microsoft
Architecture Visual Studio Visual Studio Feature Builder Power Tool Microsoft
Architecture Visual Studio PoshBoard Visual Designer for Powershell CodePlex
Architecture Oracle Oracle Command Visualizer for Visual Studio CodePlex
Architecture Expression Sketchflow Template for Windows Phone CodePlex
Builds Team Foundation Server TFS Build Extensions Power Tool Microsoft
Builds Visual Studio NDepend TFS 2010 Integration CodePlex
Builds Team Foundation Server SharePoint/TFS Continuous Integration Starter Pack CodePlex
Builds Team Foundation Server Automated Versioning for Automated TFS Builds CodePlex
Builds Team Foundation Server MSBuild Launch Pad CodePlex
Builds Team Foundation Server Team Build Deployer CodePlex
Builds Team Foundation Server Team Build Screen CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio Visual Studio Code Metrics Power Tool Microsoft
Coding Visual Studio FxCop Integrator for Visual Studio 2010 CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone CodePlex
Coding Dynamics CRM JavaScript Web Resource Manager for CRM 2011 CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio All-in-One Code Framework CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio JSLint for Visual Studio 2010 CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio Custom SharePoint 2010 Master Page Project Template CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio Project Silk for Cross-Browser HTML5 Applications CodePlex
Coding SharePoint SharePoint Ribbon Manager Webpart CodePlex
Coding SharePoint Site Directory for SharePoint 2010 CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio Python Tools for Visual Studio CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio Isolated Storage Explorer for WPMango CodePlex
Coding SharePoint Active Directory Password Change for SP 2010 CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio XAML Markup Styler Visual Studio 2010 Extension CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio PowerGUI Visual Studio Extension CodePlex
Coding SharePoint Community Kit for SP2010 Dev Tools Edition CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio Credit Card Number Generator CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio PowerShell WPF Template CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio SocialShare Starter Kit  CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio SmartPaster 2010 CodePlex
Coding SharePoint AreaProg Toolbox for SharePoint CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio Simple MVVM Toolkit for Silverlight, WPF, WP7 CodePlex
Coding SharePoint Custom Master Page Feature CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio Resx Resource Translator (multi-lingual tool) CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio ESRI ArcGIS Silverlight Toolkit CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio goTranslateIt for Bing APIs CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio Entity Framework Linq Query Analyzer CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio Snippet Designer CodePlex
Coding Visual Studio Instant Feature Builder CodePlex
Coding SharePoint SharePoint 2010 BDC Model Builder CodePlex
Coding SharePoint Customer Care Portal - SP2010 for Internet Sites CodePlex
Coding Expression Silverlight Template for US Map by State CodePlex
Collaboration &
  Productivity
Visual Studio Visual Studio Productivity Power Tool Microsoft
Collaboration &
  Productivity
Visual Studio Visual Studio SharePoint Power Tools Microsoft
Collaboration &
  Productivity
Outlook TeamLook Team Solutions
Collaboration &
  Productivity
Outlook Team Companion Ekobit
Collaboration &
  Productivity
Visual Studio Scrum Board Task Card Printer CodePlex
Collaboration &
  Productivity
BizTalk Continuous Integration for BizTalk Server CodePlex
Collaboration &
  Productivity
Team Foundation Server TFS Workbench CodePlex
Collaboration &
  Productivity
SharePoint SharePoint 2010 List Kit CodePlex
Collaboration &
  Productivity
Team Foundation Server Visual Work Item Progress CodePlex
Collaboration &
  Productivity
Team Foundation Server Social TFS CodePlex
Collaboration &
  Productivity
Team Foundation Server TFS Work Item Collaborator for Microsoft Lync CodePlex
Collaboration &
  Productivity
Visual Studio SpecFlow TFS Linker CodePlex
Collaboration &
  Productivity
Visual Studio Jabber VSTalk CodePlex
Collaboration &
  Productivity
Team Foundation Server TFS Collaboration Providers CodePlex
Guidance & Best Practices All Visual Studio 2010 Help Downloader CodePlex
Guidance & Best Practices Visual Studio Windows Azure Guidance CodePlex
Guidance & Best Practices Visual Studio Enterprise Library CodePlex
Guidance & Best Practices BizTalk BizTalk Software Factory CodePlex
Guidance & Best Practices Visual Studio Performance Testing Quick Reference Guide CodePlex
Guidance & Best Practices Team Foundation Server VSTS Rangers Lab Management Guide CodePlex
Guidance & Best Practices Team Foundation Server VSTS Rangers Build Customization Guide CodePlex
Guidance & Best Practices Team Foundation Server VSTS Rangers Virtual Machine Factory CodePlex
Guidance & Best Practices Team Foundation Server VSTS Rangers Requirements Management CodePlex
Guidance & Best Practices Team Foundation Server VSTS Rangers Branching Guide CodePlex
Guidance & Best Practices Visual Studio VSTS Rangers VStudio 2010 Quick
  Reference Guide
CodePlex
Guidance & Best Practices Team Foundation Server CVS to TFS Converter Timely Migration
Guidance & Best Practices Team Foundation Server HP ALM Synchronizer HP
Guidance & Best Practices Team Foundation Server HP QC Synchronizer HP
Guidance & Best Practices Team Foundation Server StarTeam to TFS Converter Timely Migration
Guidance & Best Practices Team Foundation Server SVN to TFS Converter Timely Migration
Guidance & Best Practices Team Foundation Server HP QC Bug Item Synchronizer Juvander Consulting
Guidance & Best Practices Team Foundation Server TFS Rapid Migration from HP QC Sela International
Infrastructure SharePoint SharePoint 2010 Warmup CodePlex
Infrastructure SQL SQL Azure Migration Wizard CodePlex
Infrastructure SQL SQL Server Compact Toolbox for Visual Studio CodePlex
Infrastructure Team Foundation Server MSBuild TransformConfig for Visual Studio CodePlex
Infrastructure Team Foundation Server Subversion 6.x to TFS Migration Tool CodePlex
Infrastructure Team Foundation Server TFS 2010 Warehouse Updater CodePlex
Infrastructure Team Foundation Server TFS 2010 Admistrative Reports CodePlex
Requirements Management Word TeamSpec Team Solutions
Resource Management Team Foundation Server TX Chrono Team Expand
Testing Visual Studio Pex and Moles Power Tool Microsoft
Testing Excel Test Case Migrator Plus CodePlex
Testing Visual Studio QTP TFS Generic Test Integration CodePlex
Testing Test Manager TFS Test Steps Editor CodePlex
Testing Visual Studio Silverlight Test Automation Tool CodePlex
Testing Visual Studio BizMock for testing BizTalk Solutions in Vstudio CodePlex
Testing Team Foundation Server Source Code Analysis Check-In Policy using StyleCop & NETFX 35 CodePlex
Testing Word TFS Test Plans Word Addin CodePlex
Testing Team Foundation Server Export Test Case Work Items to Excel CodePlex
Testing Visual Studio Web & Load Test Plugins for VS Test Professional CodePlex
Version Control Team Foundation Server TFS MSSCCI Provider Microsoft
Work Item Management Outlook TeamBox Team Solutions
Work Item Management Visual Studio TFS Embed Work Items in Comments Addin CodePlex
Work Item Management All Fissum - A TFS Tray Icon Client CodePlex
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  • Great list!  Thanks for compiling this.  There are so many great tools and utilities it is probably hard to keep it to just 100.  Team Review is another great tool that is used for code reviews.

  • Thanks for sharing this list.  I created a testing tool this past weekend to Bulk Copy Test Cases that can be found here visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/72576517-821b-46c2-aa1a-fab940752292

    Keep up the great work!

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