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  • Blog Post: Cool New Whidbey File Commands

    These all look pretty cool and I really like what Gaston did earlier for the VS 2003 file tab commands . Enjoy - Josh In the context menu of the project we have: Collapse all projects Open Project Folder Visual Command Prompt Here In the context menu of the text views we have: Demo Font Additionally...
  • Blog Post: Free Visual Studio Partner Product DVD

    I should have covered this a long time ago, but I was reminded today by Brian that we offer a free VSIP partner product DVD . I can't tell from the site which ones are the full versions and which ones are only demos, but it doesn't cost much to find out. More Details: http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio...
  • Blog Post: Xaml Viewer for Whidbey

    Gaston Milano posted a VSIP based Xaml viewer for Whidbey . "Features: Right click in xaml files to call to the viewer. Switch from viewer to associated file Show errors in output window and task list, so you can go to the line with double click. Call the viewer directly from View\Other Windows\Xaml...
  • Blog Post: Visual Assist X from Whole Tomato Software

    People send me mail that asks "What about Visual Assist X?". This blog gets comments like "Tool X is nothing compared to the Whole Tomato stuff". In chats I've seen "Why don't you guys just buy the Whole Tomato stuff and ship it in the box?". I'll admit, they do some great work through our extensibility...
  • Blog Post: Regular Expression Language Service

    At TechEd the VS Extensibility team held a “feature cook-off” where the audience was given choices of new features and the team had to code them live in 45 minutes. One of the features chosen was a VS language service that recognized regular expressions and colored them according to a...
  • Blog Post: Annotation Package

    Do you want to be a part of this cool VSIP package that allows you to annotate your source code and share your comments with other team members? If so Dr Extensibility (Dr eX) has a great project for you and him to build. Visit here for more information. If you have any stumper question on Visual Studio...
  • Blog Post: Spices.VSIP.Net development build obfuscation verification debug deploy

    Spices.VSIP.Net delivers full features set of Spices.Net into Visual Studio, now you can expand you development - analyze, build, obfuscate, debug, verify and deploy your apps with Spices.Net. Check it out here: http://www.9rays.net/cgi-bin/components.cgi?act=2&cid=86
  • Blog Post: ClrUnit: Unit Testing Framework with VS Integration inspired by JUnit

    From John Lewicki comes a new Unit Testing framework for VS integrated as a VSIP package. In his words: http://www.gotdotnet.com/Community/Workspaces/Workspace.aspx?id=b85944cd-fd7b-4b8b-86d1-9fc0c710cd0f Load your unit tests automatically after every build Double click navigation...
  • Blog Post: "Close All But This" and more Whidbey commands now in VS 2003!!!

    This is pretty cool. Gaston couldn't wait for Whidbey so he coded up some of our little IDE enhancements as a package for VS 2003 users. Jason , the IDE PM who drove the Whidbey improvements, was impressed when I showed him. :-) From the Site: http://weblogs.asp.net/gmilano/archive/2004/05/05/126491...
  • Blog Post: Creating a Help Collection Using the Help Integration Wizard Beta

    Via Robert I discovered the Help Integration Wizard. From Roberts Post: A team at Microsoft had FINALLY made it dirt-simple to create an integrated VS.NET help collection, without making it ridiculously convoluted, aka the VSHIK. They laughed and assured me that the tool would be online soon...
  • Blog Post: IL Language Service for VS

    This package provides syntax highlighting for IL files in the Visual Studio .NET text editor. Its source is also a very simple example of a language service that uses the VSIP Babel library. Note that it doesn't have Intellisense support right now, so it's just basic colorization... GDN Workspace...
  • Blog Post: Resource Editor for VS.NET 2003 made with VSIP Extras!

    Check out this Resource Editor made with the VSIPExtras by Gaston . Features listed from the site include: Integrated on Visual Studio .NET 2003 Edit .resx and .resources files Explore resources in .dll and .exe files, then for example, you can open and see the icons and bitmaps of any assembly...
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