SharePoint development is a special skill, so special that if you want to make a decent living, are tired of your current job, and can learn quickly, then get going with how to build solutions on SharePoint technologies. Equally lucrative is managing SharePoint servers. Many companies are moving to SharePoint as quickly as they can.
Now-- if you decide to get into SharePoint development, then you'll quickly realize that there are not a lot of comprehensive toolsets out there for working on the platform. One of the most useful things Microsoft has released for SharePoint has been the Visual Studio Extensions for Windows SharePoint Services or VSeWSS. And, version 1.3 was just released. Here's what's in the new release according to the SharePoint blog:
Everyone of these features demonstrates how closely the team listened to their customers. Being able to build WSP's but not deploy them is a nice touch. Working with 64 bit is key, and allowing for GAC or BIN deployment removes a notable frustration. All of them are wins for SharePoint developers using VS 2008.
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