Refactor String Resources to Resx Files in Vb.Net and C#

Last week our team released the 1.0 beta of a new refactoring menu option for Visual Studio 2005.  Bertan, the developer, has the details on his blog. The Resource Refactoring Tool provides developers an easy way to extract hard coded strings from the code to resource files.

We have finished working on the beta version of Resource Refactoring and just posted it to Codeplex . Also with this release Resource Refactoring Tool became a shared source project under MS-PL, so we have published the source code as well. If you want to help development of the tool please go to Getting Started with Development section on the project site.

New features and fixes for this release are:

  • ASP.Net web project support for C# and VB.Net code files. However your resource file must be located in App_GlobalResources directory otherwise no code is generated for it.
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