Version 1.2 of the Visual Studio extensions for WSS has been released and available for download.  Version 1.2 provides support for Visual Studio 2008 in building SharePoint-based solutions.  The following tools are included:

Visual Studio 2008 Project Templates

  • Web Part
  • Team Site Definition
  • Blank Site Definition
  • List Definition
  • Empty SharePoint Project

Visual Studio 2008 Item Templates

  • Web Part
  • Custom Field
  • List Definition (with optional Event Receiver)
  • Content Type (with optional Event Receiver)
  • Module
  • List Instance
  • List Event Handler
  • Template

SharePoint Solution Generator

Used to generate a Site Definition project from an existing SharePoint site.

Note here that this release only works for Visual Studio 2008.  If you're still doing development using Visual Studio 2005, you'll need to install Version 1.1 of VSeWSS which can be downloaded here.

-Lamont