Creating a SSCLI C# Template for Visual Studio

In my last post (MSBuild your SSCLI C# projects) I demonstrated how to create an MSBuild targets file for the SSCLI (Rotor).   In this post I’ll show you how to make it easier to use Visual Studio to develop SSCLI C# projects. To build successfully in VS you need to do a few things, notably: Override…

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MSBuild your SSCLI C# projects

[ Edit 22 Feb 2008: The complete SSCLI.CSharp.targets file can be found here. ] In my last post I got SSCLI compiling with the 2008 C++ compiler (SSCLI 2.0 and Visual Studio 2008).  (A side note: since it is clearly possible to build SSCLI with the compiler there is no reason you shouldn’t be able to get a VS Solution up and running that…

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SSCLI 2.0 and Visual Studio 2008

The currently available SSCLI 2.0 (Rotor) does not build successfully with Visual Studio 2008.   I’ve managed to make it build and I thought I’d share my changes.   Be very aware: I haven’t done anything resembling thorough testing on these changes I made the changes so that it would build for me on my 32bit Vista machine…

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Tools for Digging Deeper Into .NET

As I’ve been preparing more things to talk about I realized that it would be beneficial to have a list of tools to refer back to in my posts.  So here you go–a list of tools I find essential to development in .NET. The most important tool is Lutz Roeder’s .NET Reflector (http://www.aisto.com/roeder/dotnet/).  This powerful…

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Where I’ve Been

It has been a long time since I’ve posted here. For the past couple years I’ve been moving around the Expression team.  For the first version of Expression Studio I pulled together the setup and the internal build system.  Getting up to speed on MSBuild, localization, code signing, MS Installer technology, WiX, and more than…

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