Our new Visual Studio 2005 Book

You may have heard that we have a new book out for Visual Studio 2005. The unfortunate bit of news is that it is only available if you buy the boxed version of Visual Studio, meaning that if you subscribe to MSDN, there will be no way for you to get a copy. We are…

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Extensibility Intellisense files now available

I have posted an MSI that will install XML files that will help you when programming Extensibility features. When installed, you will get more information in the tool tips when programming extensibility types. If you program against any of these Assemblies:  EnvDTE.dll EnvDTE80.dll Extensibility.dll Microsoft.VisualStudio.TemplateWizardInterface.dll Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCCodeModel.dll Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProject.dll Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.dll Microsoft.VisualStudio.VSContentInstaller.dll Microsoft.VisualStudio.VSHelp.dll Microsoft.VisualStudio.VSHelp80.dll VSLangProj.dll VSLangProj2.dll VSLangProj80.dll then you may wish to install these files. I created a new GDN…

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Content Installer News

Recently I uploaded new builds of the Content Installer Power Toys. This upload fixes a few small bugs, including one bug with the shipping version of Visual Studio. To sign a file with Authenticode, the file being signed needs to be a PE file (such as an exe or dll), but a VSI file is…

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Managed Satellite DLLs for Extensibility

As you may know, some extensibility (both Add-in and VSIP Packages) features now support storing resources in managed Satellite DLLs. But we have had a few comments that people have not been able to get this to work. In all cases it turned out that the Satellite DLL could not be loaded, either because the…

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