Sandcastle

Documentation compilers for managed class libraries

Componentization - Building Assembly level HxS using Sandcastle

The primary goal of componentization is to reduce the size of a run-time image. In addition to...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 07/25/2007

Build us a Sandcastle - Interview with .NET Rocks

David Wright (Architect and developer of Sandcastle documentation compiler) from my team and I will...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 07/22/2007

Sandcastle and MTPS Conntent Service

Sandcastle uses MSDN and Technet Publishing System (MTPS) content service to resolve refeence links...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 07/20/2007

Tagging Feature in MSDN

MSDN team released the tagging feature last week. For additional details please see...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 07/20/2007

Tagging feature to be launched in MSDN Library

MSDN team is planning to add tagging feature on the MSDN Library this week. The tags control will...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 07/09/2007

ScriptDoc 1.0 for extractiong Javascript code comments is now available at Codeplex

In April I blogged about Bertrand Leroy's, cool document extraction tool (ScriprDoc 1.0) that will...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 06/28/2007

Launching Sandcastle page at MSDN

Last year when we launched Sandcastle we had request from the community about providing a website...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 06/27/2007

June 2007 CTP Refresh with "renamed" documentation design and model

We have provided a refresh for June CTP at...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 06/27/2007

Sandcastle Customer Projects

We released June CTP version of Sandcastle earlier this week and got some great feedback (and bugs)...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 06/20/2007

Sandcastle June Refresh with "renamed" documentation design and model

We released June CTP version of Sandcastle earlier this week and got some great feedback (and bugs)...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 06/20/2007

Announcing June 2007 Sandcastle CTP

I am excited to announce the availability of June 2007 CTP version for Sandcastle. The latest...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 06/19/2007

Introducing a new document model design code named "Hana"

With Sandcastle June CTP we are releasing a new documentation design code named “Hana”. We expect...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 06/17/2007

The "Prototype" document model design overview

When we released Sandcastle last July we released it with the “Prototype” document model design. The...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 06/17/2007

.NET document design and MSDN documentation

Today I stumbled across this article MSDN Documentation - the worse in class ?. Much of the class...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 06/15/2007

MSDN has a new look!

Earlier this week MSDN launched the redesigned pages under code name Tobago. Internally I had the...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 05/25/2007

Microsoft Silverlight 1.0 Beta Quickstarts

Today, at the Microsoft MIX conference, Microsoft Silverlight 1.0 Beta site was launched....

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/30/2007

Documenting Javascript doc comments

Bertrand Leroy, a Software development Engineer, from AJAX team is currently representing Microsoft...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/24/2007

VS Codename Orcas Beta - Shipped through Sandcastle

I am extremely pleased to announce that we shipped online documentation for Visual Studio Codename...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/19/2007

BuildAssembler Configuration

In my previous blogs I have discussed the architecture of BuildAssembler, a configurable build...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/16/2007

MSDN Wiki Projects - Channel 9 conversation with Fabrice Fonck and Molly Bostic

I blogged about MSDN Wiki earlier at...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 04/11/2007

Video of Sandcastle session from MVP Global summit

Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) are exceptional technical community leaders from around...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 03/22/2007

Announcing March 2007 Sandcastle CTP Technical Refresh

I am excited to announce the availability of a Technical Refresh version of March CTP at...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 03/16/2007

WinHelp for Windows Vista!

The WinHlp32.exe installer was posted on the download center yesterday at 4:29 PM. With this...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 03/08/2007

MVP Global Summit in Seattle

I am very excited to be a part of this year's MVP Global summit. Please come and give us your...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 03/08/2007

Announcing March 2007 Sandcastle CTP

I am excited to announce the availability of March 2007 CTP version for Sandcastle. The latest...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 03/06/2007

Documenting PostSharp using Sandcastle

Recently Gael Fraiteur wrote to me about how he used Sandcastle December CTP to document PostSharp....

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 03/04/2007

Sandcastle December CTP shipped with VS SDK 4.0 RTM release

VS SDK 4.0 RTM has been released! This is the last SDK release for Visual Studio Visual Studio 2005....

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 03/01/2007

Sandcastle Performance improvements in February CTP

David Smith made some great observations regarding Sandcastle perf. issues on large assemblies at...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 02/28/2007

February Sandcastle CTP

I got several emails about the next release of Sandcastle. I plan on releasing a CTP version by the...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 02/19/2007

Announcing December 2006 Sandcastle CTP

The December 2006 CTP version for Sandcastle is now available for download at...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/09/2006

Announcing RC0 of MSDN Wiki

I blogged about MSDN Wiki earlier at...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/08/2006

A (Microsoft) code name a day: Sandcastle

I was thrilled to see Mary Jo Foley, from ZDNet, blog about Sandcastle at her “Microsoft Codenames”...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/06/2006

Sandcastle article on Russian Software Developer Network (RSDN)

Nikita Zeemin is a Sandcastle user from Russia. He published an article on Sandacstle (in Russian)...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 12/01/2006

Supporting Custom tags in Sandcastle

Sandcastle supports C# (and VB) xml tags for developer documentation comments. The list of c# tags...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/21/2006

Generating friendly HTM file names from Sandcastle

Sandcastle generates GUID file names for HTM. With the release of November CTP you can generated...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/11/2006

Announcing November 2006 Sandcastle CTP

The November 2006 CTP version for Sandcastle is now available for download at...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/10/2006

Introducing the Power Toys for Visual Studio Pack Installer

Power Toys for Visual Studio are small tools that provide aid to developer pain-points or assist in...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/10/2006

Sandcastle September CTP is now available as a part of Visual Studio 2005 SDK 4.0 (November CTP)

Microsoft is pleased to announce that the November 2006 CTP of the Visual Studio 2005 SDK 4.0 is now...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 11/04/2006

Integrating Sandcastle doc generation to your NAnt builds

NAnt is an open source software tool for automating software build processes. It is based on Apache...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 10/27/2006

Documentation for ASP.NET AJAX Beta 1 site (http://ajax.asp.net/docs/) using Sandcastle code base

ASP.NET AJAX Beta 1 now available @ http://ajax.asp.net is the culmination of a 1 year cycle since...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 10/21/2006

Announcing September Sandcastle CTP Technical Refresh

The September CTP technical refresh version for Sandcastle is now available for download at...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 10/07/2006

What's new in September 2006 Sandcastle CTP

September 2006 Sandcastle CTP is now available at Microsoft download center. Here is a summary of...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 09/30/2006

Generating xml using Sandcastle

Currently we generate HTMs as the output from Sandcastle. Several users have asked me about...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 09/21/2006

Developer Content Wiki - MSDN Wiki

Other than Sandcastle my team owns the release of MSDN Wiki beta and it's feature enhancements....

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 09/06/2006

Sandcastle supports 4 different link type options. The link type options are defined in...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 08/28/2006

What's new in August 2006 Sandcastle CTP

August 2006 Sandcastle CTP is currently available at...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 08/27/2006

Launching sandcastledocs.com wiki site

Molly Bostic, program manager, MSDN Wiki and a member of my team helped me last night to setup...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 08/25/2006

Sandcastle for Documentation Build

Installation and Layout Sandcastle CTP can be downloaded from...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 08/21/2006

Syntax Generation

Syntax in Sandcastle documentation is generated by SyntaxBuilder. SyntaxBuilder uses the Common...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 08/15/2006

BuildAssembler (EXE)

I my previous blogs I discussed MrefBuilder and Sandcastle.config in detail. Sandcastle process uses...

Author: Garry Trinder Date: 08/14/2006

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