On Saturday evening January 26th from 6:30pm to whenever, there is a Seattle Code Camp Geek Dinner at the Crossroads Mall Food Court.
.NET Rocks! podcast: Ken Levy on Visual Studio Extensibility (VSX)Audio podcast NET Rocks show #303: Ken Levy on Visual Studio Extensibility (VSX) is now online.Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell talk VSX with me. A good part of the new hour interview covers topics discussed in the VSX keynote from DevTeach Vancouver mentioned above. If you don't already subscribe to .NET Rocks!, you can download an MP3 or WMA version of this audio podcast interview, both are 43MB files.MSDN Webcast on VSXWe have several webcasts on MSDN on the topic of VSX in January. If you don't participate in the live webcast, the video and audio will be available on demand about a day after the event at MSDN On-Demand Webcasts and we will post a link to each VSX webcast online once they are available.
More How-to videos for VSX onlineAs of today, we have to 22 videos on VSX at "How Do I?" Videos for Visual Studio Extensibility. If you have suggestions for future VSX topics, please let me know.
VSX team blogs
Here is an updated list of our various team member blogs (also listed on the VSX Team Blog home page here):
VS extension tips of the monthCheck out SaphireSteel's new Ruby on Rails IDE based on VS 2008 Shell for the first commercial product based on the new VS 2008 Shell.We are also three free open source applications online:
For some additional technical information on the VS 2008 Shell, check out some of Pablo Galiano's VS Shell recent blog posts and this VSX Forum post.
Next monthIn next month's letter, we will have more team news, a summary of the updated Visual Studio Extensibility Developer Center at http://msdn.com/vsx scheduled for later this month, more content online including new video webcasts with demos as well as webcast presentations on VSX from recent events. Next month will also include more details of our plans for upcoming versions of the VS SDK as news about new parts of msdn.com that relate to VSX content.Please send your feedback to us via the Contact link on any of our team member blogs, or post a technical question in the MSDN Forum for VSX. You can also email me directly at email@example.com or using the Email link on my blog.Ken LevyProgram Manager Visual Studio Tools EcosystemMicrosofthttp://blogs.msdn.com/klevyhttp://msdn.com/vsx