Custom Extension Types with VSIX

I just posted an article entitled “Custom Extension Types with VSIX” on the Visual Studio Blog. Check it out if you’re interested in distributing custom content (not necessarily code) as a Visual Studio extension.


Visual Studio 2010 Released

By now you’ve probably heard that we launched Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 today! Download Visual Studio 2010 (MSDN subscribers only) Download Visual Studio 2010 SDK The Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP) team has also posted a slew of videos showing off some of the great add-on products that bring additional functionality to…


Including Existing Templates in a VSIX Container

In the Visual Studio 2008 SDK, we have several samples (most notably, IronPythonIntegration) set up to use the ZipProject, ZipItem, and VSTemplate build actions to create template zip files. Last week, I published a post on the Visual Studio Blog discussing how you could build templates from source files and package them up in a…