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Welcome to the VSX (Visual Studio Extensibility) Team blog. The VSX Developer Center web site is at http://msdn.com/vsx with the VS SDK download, documentation, news, resources, community references, and more.

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    VSX Community Letter for March 2008

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    This month's letter includes a summary of our new Visual Studio Gallery website we launched a few weeks ago, the updated VSX developer center, information about what the VSX team has been working on in the past few months, event news on VSX, some new...
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    PowerCommands for Visual Studio 2008 released

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    PowerCommands for Visual Studio 2008 is now available for free download, along with source code and a readme document. PowerCommands, is a set of useful extensions for the Visual Studio 2008 adding additional functionality to various areas of the IDE...
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    Visual Studio Gallery announced

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    The Microsoft Visual Studio Ecosystem team has officially launched the new Visual Studio Gallery site at http://visualstudiogallery.com/ . This new web site is a resource center for all Visual Studio extensions and includes everything from free VS PowerToys...
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    VSX Developer Center 2.0

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    The Visual Studio Extensibility Developer center at http://msdn.com/vsx has been updated with a new interface. The site now has its own stand-alone center with independent navigation pages on VSX via the tabbed navigation (Library, Learn, Downloads, Support...
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    VSX Community Letter for February 2008

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    This month's letter includes information about what the VSX team has been working on in the past few months, event news on VSX, some new VSX projects released, more VSX content online, and a preview of what's coming next month. What's new with the VSX...
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    Known Issues for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SDK 1.0

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    Updated: Section 1.15 added on April 8th, 2008. Here are many of the known issues in the Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SDK 1.0 . 1.   Known Issues 1.1   Run as Normal User is not supported for Visual Studio Shell development If you are developing...
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    StickyNotes available for Visual Studio 2008 on new MSDN Code Gallery

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    In case you missed the announcement early this week, check out Soma's blog post MSDN Code Gallery - snippets, samples and resources about the new MSDN Code Gallery at http://code.msdn.com . Have you ever wanted to have custom notes associated with a particular...
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    VSX webcasts available on demand: VSX, VS Shell, and DSL Tools

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    The VSX team presented three MSDN webcasts last month that are now online. To view online or download any of the VSX webcasts, go to the link for the webcast below and sign in via Windows Live ID, enter your name, and then you will be able to view online...
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    Source Code Outliner PowerToy for Visual Studio 2008

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    Updated: The Source Code Outliner PowerToy download (MSI) has moved to SourceCodeOutliner project on CodePlex.com, link below updated. Microsoft has released a new version of the Source Code Outliner PowerToy for Visual Studio 2008 . The Source Outliner...
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    VSX Community Letter for January 2008

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    This month's letter includes information about what the VSX team has been working on in the past few months, event news on VSX, some new VSX projects released, more VSX content online, and a preview of what's coming next month. What's new with the VSX...
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    Dr. eX: How can I programmatically add a database connection to the server explorer toolwindow with my add-in?

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    For VS 2008, you can use the IVsDataExplorerConnectionManager.AddConnection method. The easiest way to retrieve this interface is with the help of the Visual Studio SDK . You’ll need to install the VS SDK and add the following references to your add-in...
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    .NET Rocks! podcast: Ken Levy on Visual Studio Extensibility (VSX)

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    Audio podcast NET Rocks show #303: Ken Levy on Visual Studio Extensibility (VSX) is now online. Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell talk VSX with Ken Levy who these days is all about community and showing developers how to extend Visual Studio. A good...
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    SaphireSteel releases new Ruby on Rails IDE based on VS 2008 Shell

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    While we've seen several community related projects released last month based on the VS 2008 Shell , just released is the first commercial product based on our free VS 2008 Shell: Ruby In Steel Text Edition by SaphireSteel Software, $49 . There are many...
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    IronPython Studio for VS 2008 Shell released

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    IronPython Studio is now available as free download. Working with the VSX team at Microsoft, Pablo Galiano of Clarius Consulting released IronPython Studio for developing Python applications. The free VS SDK includes a sample application called IronPython...
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    VSX sessions at DevTeach 2007 Vancouver summary and slides

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    Along with the VSX keynote at DevTeach , we had two VSX team members who gave presentations. Below are the slides for each session as well as the cool little Source Code Outliner light source code solution ZIP used in Aaron's session: Download VSX session...
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    VSX keynote at DevTeach 2007 Vancouver summary and slides

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    On November 27th, I ( Ken Levy ) kicked off the first DevTeach conference in Vancouver, BC with a keynote on VSX . Our VSX tag line is Extend Your Development Experience. This not only includes those who extend VS using the SDK, add-ins, macros, visualizers...
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    AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft released

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    AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft is now available for free download, an open-source development tool aimed to bring the Visual Studio experience to building World of Warcraft add-ons. This WoW development environment uses the new free Visual Studio...
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    Pablo Galiano's VS Shell posts, in a nutshell

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    Pablo Galiano has a great ongoing series of technical blog posts on the new VS 2008 Shell . Some of the recent links to Pablo's recent Shell posts below, in a nutshell... Deploying VS templates for a VS Shell Isolated application VS Shell development...
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    Storyboard Designer for VS 2008 Shell released

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    Working with the VSX team at Microsoft, Pablo Galiano of Clarius Consulting released an application called Storyboard Designer , a DSL tools based application that uses the VS 2008 Shell. Storyboard Designer does not require any version of Visual Studio...
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    Alan Stevens talks VSX on Channel 9 Code To Live

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    Alan Stevens is interviewed by Josh Holmes in this 10 minute Channel 9 video: Alan Stevens talks on Visual Studio Extensibility . In October, Alan presented a VSX session at the devLink conference in Tennessee. The video includes Alan showing a brief...
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    New VSXUE Team Blog from the VSX documentation team

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    The team at Microsoft who works on the VS SDK documentation has created their own team blog for VSX documentation related topics. The VSX UE (User Education) team blog can be found at http://blogs.msdn.com/vsxue/ . Here is a brief introduction they posted...
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    Visual Studio 2008 SDK 1.0 and Visual Studio 2008 Shell released

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    Yesterday, Microsoft released Visual Studio 2008. Today the VS Ecosystem team has released the Visual Studio 2008 SDK 1.0 . We also released, for the first time, the new free Visual Studio 2008 Shell redistributable runtimes for both Isolated mode and...
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    VSX Community Letter for October 2007

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    This month's letter includes information about what the VSX team has been working on in the past month, our new VSX CoDe Focus magazine issue online, the new VB Pack for VS 2005, what's new on VSX team and community blogs, upcoming event news, VSX community...
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    VSX CoDe Focus Magazine online

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    VSX CoDe Focus magazine is now online at http://code-magazine.com/focus/vsx . Microsoft sponsored this special edition of CoDe Magazine on the topic of VSX. The entire 76 page magazine is available online in multi-page HTML format and also as a PDF download...
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    Invitation to participate in the VSX Survey - October 2007

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    Visual Studio is a rich extensible platform. As more and more developers continue to build extensions the Visual Studio Ecosystem team wants to ensure we are focusing on the right needs for VSX developer. Please take a few minutes and complete the VSX...
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