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The VSX Team Blog Is Moving!

We aren’t going away -- we’re just moving to a better home. To give you even more news, articles,...

Author: vsxteam Date: 10/26/2009

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 and the Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 SDK are available on the download center!

The Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 bits went live this morning for everyone! You can get access to all...

Author: vsxteam Date: 10/21/2009

Announcing Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 just released moments ago! After taking a lot of feedback, suggestions,...

Author: vsxteam Date: 10/19/2009

Visual Studio 2010 SDK Beta 2 Readme

Visual Studio 2010 SDK Beta 2 Supplemental Readme The Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 Documentation is...

Author: vsxteam Date: 10/15/2009

How do I convert my Beta 1 VSIX manifest to Beta 2?

We received a lot of feedback from the community and other developers about the Extension Manager...

Author: vsxteam Date: 10/15/2009

New Editor Samples for Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1

Chris Granger, one of our Visual Studio Editor Program Managers just posted some more Editor goodies...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/17/2009

One of the questions we've been getting from developers is, "How do I build a project or item...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/08/2009

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 SDK Documentation is now available!

The Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 SDK documentation just got released! You can access it from here:...

Author: vsxteam Date: 05/29/2009

Tangible T4 Editor for VS 2010 Beta 2

The Tangible T4 Editor is now available for VS 2010 Beta 2. Try out the T4 Editor when working with...

Author: vsxteam Date: 05/22/2009

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 DSL SDK Beta1 is now available!

The Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 DSL SDK Beta1 has just shipped and is available for download! If...

Author: vsxteam Date: 05/22/2009

Announcing the Visual Studio 2010 SDK Beta 1

I'm excited to announce the availability of the Visual Studio 2010 SDK Beta 1! The Visual Studio...

Author: vsxteam Date: 05/21/2009

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 Start Page Customization

My name is Adrian Collier and I am the Program Manager responsible for the Start Page in the Visual...

Author: vsxteam Date: 05/20/2009

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1

We shipped Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1! The Beta 1 bits shipped on MSDN yesterday and will be...

Author: vsxteam Date: 05/19/2009

Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Our team blog has been quiet recently mainly with several changes on our team and...

Author: vsxteam Date: 01/03/2009

We've received feedback that there's sometime not enough or too much information out there for...

Author: vsxteam Date: 11/10/2008

Visual Studio 2010 CTP is available!

We unveiled a glimpse of the Visual Studio 2010 new features at the Professional Developer's...

Author: vsxteam Date: 11/04/2008

Russian Integrated and Isolated Shells for Visual Studio 2008

The localization team in Visual Studio have been hard at work adding a new localized language to the...

Author: vsxteam Date: 10/29/2008

VSX Talk at the PDC

I just got the session info for Tim Wagner's talk at the PDC next week. Tim is our development...

Author: vsxteam Date: 10/24/2008

Conference Videos, PDC, and Tech Ed

Hi Everyone, Sorry for the delay but the videos from our VSX Developer Conference last month are now...

Author: vsxteam Date: 10/21/2008

We are less than a week away from the VSX Developer Conference. We are all geared up for it and we...

Author: vsxteam Date: 09/09/2008

Visual Studio 2008 SDK 1.1 has been released!

The Visual Studio 2008 SDK 1.1 has been released! Woo hoo!!! We've been spending a lot of time the...

Author: vsxteam Date: 08/19/2008

Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Now Available

Yesterday, we posted the RTM release of Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1. The download links are...

Author: vsxteam Date: 08/12/2008

Enabling Add-ins in your Isolated VS Shell

There are two things that are verified when your VS Shell validates if an add-in can be loaded or...

Author: vsxteam Date: 08/08/2008

What Have We Been Up to?

Our team has been busy working on several things in parallel. I wanted to blog a little bit about...

Author: vsxteam Date: 08/05/2008

VSX DevCon Sessions Posted

If you haven't heard already, we are hosting the first-ever public VSX conference from September...

Author: vsxteam Date: 07/29/2008

VSX Survey (Fall 2007) results

Below are the key results from the VSX survey from the fall of 2007. Please take a few minutes an...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/13/2008

VSX Community Letter for June 2008

This month's letter includes information about Microsoft's first VSX Developer Conference, updates...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/12/2008

VSX Tour (Spring 2008) session online

One of the VSX Tour (Spring 2008) presentations by James Lau and Jean-Marc Prieur is now online for...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/12/2008

VSX Tour in Europe (Spring 2008) event reports

Updated: James Lau has completed the VSX tour with Jean-Marc Prieur. To view the VSX tour...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/12/2008

Generate Load Keys form on VSX dev center

Based on developer feedback as well as our own goals of making the end to end story for VSX...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/12/2008

The Visual Studio Gallery site has many new features added, part of an overall phase 2 site feature...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/11/2008

Sign-up for the VSX Flash Newsletter email subscription

The VSX team has created a formal recurring communication email newsletter to provide the latest...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/11/2008

Free VSX book for VSX DevCon 2008 attendees

VSX DevCon 2008 News Flash: All attendees will receive a free copy of the book Professional Visual...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/11/2008

Dr. eX: Why does GetService(typeof(EnvDTE.DTE)) return null?

Ever build a Visual Studio package with code that looks like the following? protected override void...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/09/2008

VSX Developer Center update - June 2008

The VSX Developer Center at http://msdn.com/vsx has been significantly updated today. There will be...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/06/2008

VSX Developer Conference 2008

VSX DevCon 2008: http://msdn.com/vsx/conference    This fall, Microsoft is hosting a...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/02/2008

VSX Developer Center updated - May 2008

The VSX Developer Center has been updated as part of a rollout of several developer centers on...

Author: vsxteam Date: 05/22/2008

VSX Community Letter for May 2008

This month's letter includes a summary of what newly released VS SDK beta for the VS 2008 SP1 beta...

Author: vsxteam Date: 05/20/2008

VSX Survey (Spring 2008) invitation

Please take a few minutes and complete the VSX Survey (Spring 2008) to let us know your interests,...

Author: vsxteam Date: 05/20/2008

VSX Community Letter for April 2008

This month's letter includes a summary of what our plans are for upcoming new versions of the VS...

Author: vsxteam Date: 04/16/2008

Channel 9: Doug Hodges talks about the history of the VSX

Doug Hodges: The history of Visual Studio Extensibility Doug Hodges, a Principle Software Architect...

Author: vsxteam Date: 04/16/2008

PowerCommands 1.1 released

PowerCommands 1.1 for Visual Studio 2008 is now available for free download, along with the updated...

Author: vsxteam Date: 04/11/2008

Quan To talks about VS SDK development and releases

Quan To (VS SDK program manager) on the Microsoft VSX Team, talks to Ken Levy (community program...

Author: vsxteam Date: 04/08/2008

LinqToCodeModel is now on available on Code Gallery. LinqToCodeModel, created by Pablo Galiano of...

Author: vsxteam Date: 04/02/2008

IronPython Studio 1.0 for Isolated and Integrated VS Shell

There is now an integrated VS Shell version of IronPython Studio free for download and installation...

Author: vsxteam Date: 03/31/2008

VSX FAQ Blog created for scenario based resource references

We just created a new VSX related blog called the VSX FAQ blog. We will be posting new entries and...

Author: vsxteam Date: 03/28/2008

VSCT PowerToy released

We have released a new utility called the VSCT PowerToy. For VSX developers who extend Visual Studio...

Author: vsxteam Date: 03/27/2008

Tutorial for creating a simple managed project system in Visual Studio

Our VSX UE (User Education) team has posted a detailed tutorial, Tutorial: A Simple Managed Project...

Author: vsxteam Date: 03/13/2008

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