Keyboard shortcuts for navigation on the DSL design surface

I was just dealing with an issue raised on our MSDN Product Feedback center and I realized it might have broader appeal.   Keyboard navigation in either the DSL Tools or the Visual Studio 2005 Class Designer and Distributed Systems Designers has a few wrinkles that aren’t at all obvious until you go and look…


DSL Tools at the Visual Studio 2005 Launch in Sweden November 22nd

OK, so that was a bit of a sucker title.  To be more accurate, I’ll be at the Visual Studio 2005 Launch in Stockholm, Sweden on November 22nd.   If anyone is coming to the event and wants to spend some time talking DSL Tools, please let me know and we’ll book out some time to get together.


Future Directions in Modeling Tools (TLN311)

Slightly old news I know, but the PDC 2005 breakouts are now posted on the web both as PPTs, streaming audio and downloadable audio.   You can get Jochen Seemann’s talk on “Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Software Architects and Future Directions in Modeling Tools” by going to and in the search box on…


Visual Studio SDK 2005 is live

Congratulations to the VS SDK team on shipping.   As various of the team have pointed out, we’ll have a DSL Tools release to match Visual Studio 2005 RTM as soon as ever we possibly can.  


Virtual Lab – try DSL Tools without even installing them!

Rob Caron has the skinny (as usual).   You can now try out a virtual lab session with the DSL Tools in a hosted environment.   You can also experiment with all the elements of VS Team Architect as well as Class Designer. How cool is that?