Visual Studio Extensions and Build Servers

From time to time, we see questions around building a project created with the Visual Studio 2010 SDK on a build server (e.g. Team Foundation Build, TeamCity, CC.NET, etc…). The primary misconception that folks have is that you must install Visual Studio 2010 + SDK on the build server. In this post, I’ll walk through…

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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.

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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…

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