Framework Design Studio Published

Krzysztof Cwalina and the gang have been working on a tool to make it easier for Framework designers to design, review and maintain highly usable APIs…  You have to check out Framework Design Studio.


We’d love to hear what you think!



Currently the tool is focused on:

  • Listing APIs exposed from a managed code assembly
  • Comparing APIs in two versions of an assembly
  • Reviewing APIs, commenting on API design, and filing review bugs to a defect database (through a configurable plug-in)
  • Exporting API review comments to a Microsoft Word document






Adding Review Comments:



Comparing API Versions:




Showing removed and added APIs:



Export to word:


Comments (10)

  1. joey says:

    bigger screenshots!

    so blurry …

  2. This would of been awesome as a Reflector addin.

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  6. Anders Cui says:

    Krzysztof Cwalina 和他的伙计们最近在开发一个工具,可以帮助框架设计者更容易地进行设计、复查和维护高度易用的API,它就是Framework Design Studio(FDS)。目前这个工具主要用于:

  7. Josh Coswell says:

    Thanks for the post.

    It will help me a lot.

    Josh Coswell

  8. It would be great to have it as visual studio add-in (where we can compare web site App_Code folder source codes)

  9. 【原文地址】 Framework Design Studio Published 【原文发表日期】 04 April 08 11:17 Krzysztof Cwalina 和他的团队成员们正致力于一个工具的开发