By Popular Demand [Jack Gudenkauf]

We just released VS 2008 and .Net 3.5 Beta 2 (code name “Orcas”). You may download the release here.   What’s new?   1.       UI extensibility By far the most requested feature has been UI extensibility built upon the Add-In model. We are very happy to announce that we have delivered a solution! We have…

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Add-In Lifetime Management [Pete Sheill, Jim Miller]

A good question to ask when evaluating a design is ‘how is the lifetime of this object or component managed?’  That is, ·         How do you know it isn’t needed anymore? ·         Is it possible to release the resources while the object is still in use? ·         Is it possible to “leak” the resources by…

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