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VSX Community Letter for March 2008

This month's letter includes a summary of our new Visual Studio Gallery website we launched a few...

Author: vsxteam Date: 03/13/2008

PowerCommands for Visual Studio 2008 released

PowerCommands for Visual Studio 2008 is now available for free download, along with source code and...

Author: vsxteam Date: 02/29/2008

The Microsoft Visual Studio Ecosystem team has officially launched the new Visual Studio Gallery...

Author: vsxteam Date: 02/27/2008

VSX Developer Center 2.0

The Visual Studio Extensibility Developer center at http://msdn.com/vsx has been updated with a new...

Author: vsxteam Date: 02/27/2008

VSX Community Letter for February 2008

This month's letter includes information about what the VSX team has been working on in the past few...

Author: vsxteam Date: 02/07/2008

Known Issues for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SDK 1.0

Updated: Section 1.15 added on April 8th, 2008. Here are many of the known issues in the Microsoft...

Author: vsxteam Date: 01/30/2008

In case you missed the announcement early this week, check out Soma's blog post MSDN Code Gallery -...

Author: vsxteam Date: 01/30/2008

VSX webcasts available on demand: VSX, VS Shell, and DSL Tools

The VSX team presented three MSDN webcasts last month that are now online. To view online or...

Author: vsxteam Date: 01/30/2008

Source Code Outliner PowerToy for Visual Studio 2008

Updated: The Source Code Outliner PowerToy download (MSI) has moved to SourceCodeOutliner project on...

Author: vsxteam Date: 01/30/2008

VSX Community Letter for January 2008

This month's letter includes information about what the VSX team has been working on in the past few...

Author: vsxteam Date: 01/15/2008

Dr. eX: How can I programmatically add a database connection to the server explorer toolwindow with my add-in?

For VS 2008, you can use the IVsDataExplorerConnectionManager.AddConnection method.The easiest way...

Author: vsxteam Date: 01/15/2008

.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...

Author: vsxteam Date: 01/10/2008

SaphireSteel releases new Ruby on Rails IDE based on VS 2008 Shell

While we've seen several community related projects released last month based on the VS 2008 Shell,...

Author: vsxteam Date: 01/10/2008

IronPython Studio for VS 2008 Shell released

IronPython Studio is now available as free download. Working with the VSX team at Microsoft, Pablo...

Author: vsxteam Date: 12/15/2007

VSX sessions at DevTeach 2007 Vancouver summary and slides

Along with the VSX keynote at DevTeach, we had two VSX team members who gave presentations. Below...

Author: vsxteam Date: 12/14/2007

VSX keynote at DevTeach 2007 Vancouver summary and slides

On November 27th, I (Ken Levy) kicked off the first DevTeach conference in Vancouver, BC with a...

Author: vsxteam Date: 12/14/2007

AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft released

AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft is now available for free download, an open-source development...

Author: vsxteam Date: 12/14/2007

Pablo Galiano's VS Shell posts, in a nutshell

Pablo Galiano has a great ongoing series of technical blog posts on the new VS 2008 Shell. Some of...

Author: vsxteam Date: 12/14/2007

Storyboard Designer for VS 2008 Shell released

Working with the VSX team at Microsoft, Pablo Galiano of Clarius Consulting released an application...

Author: vsxteam Date: 12/14/2007

Alan Stevens talks VSX on Channel 9 Code To Live

Alan Stevens is interviewed by Josh Holmes in this 10 minute Channel 9 video: Alan Stevens talks on...

Author: vsxteam Date: 12/14/2007

New VSXUE Team Blog from the VSX documentation team

The team at Microsoft who works on the VS SDK documentation has created their own team blog for VSX...

Author: vsxteam Date: 12/14/2007

Visual Studio 2008 SDK 1.0 and Visual Studio 2008 Shell released

Yesterday, Microsoft released Visual Studio 2008. Today the VS Ecosystem team has released the...

Author: vsxteam Date: 11/20/2007

VSX Community Letter for October 2007

This month's letter includes information about what the VSX team has been working on in the past...

Author: vsxteam Date: 10/04/2007

VSX CoDe Focus Magazine online

VSX CoDe Focus magazine is now online at http://code-magazine.com/focus/vsx. Microsoft sponsored...

Author: vsxteam Date: 09/28/2007

Invitation to participate in the VSX Survey - October 2007

Visual Studio is a rich extensible platform. As more and more developers continue to build...

Author: vsxteam Date: 09/20/2007

Deepankar Dubey and Gearard Boland discuss the VB Pack for the VS 2005 SDK

Deepankar Dubey (Engineering Lead) and Gearard Boland (Software Engineer) on the Microsoft Visual...

Author: vsxteam Date: 09/20/2007

Visual Basic Pack for Visual Studio 2005 SDK

The Visual Basic Pack for Visual Studio 2005 SDK download provides the SDK samples converted in the...

Author: vsxteam Date: 09/14/2007

VSX Community Letter for September 2007

This month's letter includes information about what the VS SDK team has been working on in the past...

Author: vsxteam Date: 09/14/2007

VSX Community Letter for August 2007

This is the second monthly letter to the VSX community from the VSX (Visual Studio Extensibility)...

Author: vsxteam Date: 08/10/2007

VS 2008 SDK August 2007 CTP released

The VSX team has just released the VS SDK August 2007 CTP and is now available for download for...

Author: vsxteam Date: 08/09/2007

VS 2008 SDK July 2007 CTP released

Note: If you are using this release to do VS Shell development, please see the important workaround...

Author: vsxteam Date: 08/01/2007

VSX, in a nutshell

VSX, a shortcut name for Visual Studio Extensibility, represents the VSX community which is a...

Author: vsxteam Date: 07/02/2007

VSX logo symbolizes perpetual VSX community revolution

As part of the various ongoing VSX community efforts, we decided to create a cool graphic logo for...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/28/2007

Craig Skibo talks technical about the Visual Studio 2008 Shell

Craig Skibo, developer on the Visual Studio Tools Ecosystem team, talks technical to Ken Levy about...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/25/2007

Visual Studio 2008 Shell overview

Catherine Crim, product manager on the Platform and Tools Ecosystem marketing team, talks to Ken...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/20/2007

Gareth Jones talks about DSL Tools at TechEd07

At TechEd 2007, Gareth Jones of the Microsoft DSL Tools team talks about DSL (Domain-Specific...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/08/2007

The new Visual Studio 2008 Shell, in a nutshell

The video A Closer Look at the Visual Studio Shell was posted earlier this week on the...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/07/2007

Announcing the Visual Studio 2008 Shell

If you create software development tools, you’ll want to consider building on the Visual Studio 2008...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/04/2007

VS SDK Roadmap for June 2007

Transparency with the community and getting feedback from our customers have always been very...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/04/2007

VS SDK Orcas June 2007 CTP released

The VSX team has just released VS SDK Orcas June 2007 CTP and is now available for download. This...

Author: vsxteam Date: 06/04/2007

May 2007 webcasts for VSX now available for on-demand viewing

Momentum Webcast: Do-It-Yourself Tools Inside Visual Studio (Level 100) The Microsoft Visual Studio...

Author: vsxteam Date: 05/08/2007

The quest to interview Dr. Ex begins

As legend has it, Dr. Ex of the VSX team is a resident expert at Microsoft on anything to do with...

Author: vsxteam Date: 04/28/2007

Craig Skibo video about his role working on the VSX team

In this VSX team video, Ken Levy talks to Craig Skibo talks his long history working on the Visual...

Author: vsxteam Date: 04/28/2007

VS SDK for Orcas Beta 1 (April CTP) is now available

James Lau posted the details about the new VS SDK for Orcas Beta 1 (April CTP) download that went...

Author: vsxteam Date: 04/28/2007

Welcome to the VSX Team Blog!

Welcome to the VSX Team blog. The VSX (Visual Studio Extensibility) team is also known as the Visual...

Author: vsxteam Date: 04/28/2007

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