Announcement: New Tool to Auto-Generate Add-In Pipelines [Jesse Kaplan]

This has been one of the most requested features we’ve had since people started learning more about our model and playing with the bits and I’m very happy to announce that we have published this on CodePlex: http://www.codeplex.com/clraddins/Wiki/View.aspx?title=Pipeline%20Builder For a particular version of an application writing the code for the views and adapters can be…

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Support for Windows Forms in Hosts and Add-Ins

We’ve been receiving a lot of questions recently regarding the support for Windows Forms based add-ins and hosts in a multi-AppDomain environment. Now that we’ve released .NetFX 3.5 with the support for passing WPF controls across AppDomains the lack of direct support from Windows Forms becomes more noticiable. The good news is that it’s actually…

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Resources

MSDN Resources Conceptual/How-to Documentation: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb384241.aspx API Reference: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.addin.hosting.aspx Online Articles MSDN Magazine 02/2007 http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/07/02/CLRInsideOut/default.aspx MSDN Magazine 03/2007 http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/07/03/CLRInsideOut/default.aspx These articles provide an introduction to our work while walking you through the process of first building the host and add-in, and then building the cross-version adapters when you move to a V2 host Microsoft Architecture Journal…

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