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  • Blog Post: WDriven - Use Word Templates to Integrate with TFS Server

    WDriven is a Microsoft WORD document template integrated with Microsoft Team Foundation Server. It enables you to communicate and collaborate on Visual Studio 2005 Team System projects from within Microsoft Word. Through VSTS Smart Tags, you can add/edit/track work items. Tables of Items gives you...
  • Blog Post: HelpStudio Lite to Author Help Content in VS 2005

    From the MSDN Forums... The VS 2005 SDK contains a new tool for authoring Help and integrating it with VS 2005. The tool is called HelpStudio Lite. It is lightweight version of the full HelpStudio product, developed by Innovasys . HelpStudio Lite is recommended for anyone extending VS 2005 - for...
  • Blog Post: gotdotnet CodeGallery for ongoing Sample Sharing and Development

    Via Korby I am proud to announce the public release of CodeGallery , the newest member of the gotdotnet family. Gotdotnet.com is the community website where professional Windows and .NET developers from around the world can contribute and consume code samples, snippets, scripts, and developer tools...
  • Blog Post: CodeXchange Snippet Sharing Community for Visual Studio

    I really believe good rich client interfaces to online communities are going to be big. Why should you have to leave Visual Studio to share code with other developers? Why should you have to browse to a web page just to download a code snippet. There have been a couple of these add-in/site combinations...
  • Blog Post: VBCommenter 1.2.5 FINAL Released for Adding XML Comments to VB.Net

    I continue to be impressed by the people from the community that step up and make serious improvements to the VBCommenter tool. The new release , from Doug, is very impressive . Here are just some of the improvements he highlighted on his blog. Major speed improvements (mostly related to schema and XML...
  • Blog Post: Read Blogs Without Leaving Visual Studio

    Jon, the creator of SharpTools , sent me mail to let me know about his latest creation... a plugin that lets you read blogs indide the Visual Studio IDE. I've gave it a shot and I have to say that it looks pretty cool. From the site . This open source plugin ships as part of SharpTools 2.0 and is a full...
  • Blog Post: CodeShare Addin for your Enterprise

    Nauman sent me mail about his latest VS Addin that can be used to share code snippets across your internal enterprise. It looks pretty cool. - Josh Official Article: http://weblogs.asp.net/nleghari/articles/codeshareaddin.aspx "With this new plugin and setup instruction, you can share source code from...
  • Blog Post: CopySourceAsHTML: Get Code into HTML without Word from the Editor

    Earlier this month I let you know about a macro that converts code to HTML for use on web pages or blog posts. Since then Colin sent me a link to his "Wordless" tool for accomplishing the same thing . The users reviews for Colin's tool are pretty positive. " This tool rocks! " - Jake "wow, yet another...
  • Blog Post: Simple Macro for Formatting Code to HTML from within VS 2003

    Via .Avery : " Code -> HTML in VS.NET - Cory comes up with a cool macro to send your code to word then back to your clipboard. Quick HTML formatting for your code." It's been a while since we've posted an interesting Macro to the Powertoys blog. This one is useful for those of you looking to put code...
  • 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: Accessibility Macros for Visual Studio .NET 2003

    As I demo'ed at CSUN , here are the Accessibility Macros for Visual Studio .NET 2003 . These macros allow users to tweak the Visual Studio .NET 2003 IDE by easily increasing and decreasing font size, toggling colors in the editor to pure black on white (or vice versa), and maximizing tool windows. ...
  • Blog Post: Get Pinvoke.Net Native Method Signatures directly into Visual Studio

    I know I suggest that everything is cool, but this is really cool IMO! Via Kevin I found this add-in that lets you search for and insert pinvoke signatures right into your code from the Pinvoke.Net web site. You can also add content to the site right from the editor! I just love the concept... there...
  • Blog Post: Set IDE to Demo Mode Fonts

    Via Devhawk comes a macro to set the editor fonts to and from a preset demo mode size and font combo. Private Sub SetEditorFonts( ByVal size As Integer , ByVal family As String , ByVal bold As Boolean ) Dim Props As Properties Props = DTE.Properties("FontsAndColors", "TextEditor") Props.Item("FontSize...
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