How to get IntelliSense for WiX in Visual Studio 2003 and 2005

There have been a couple people to blog about this already (one is here), but I wanted to point out that Visual Studio 2003 and Visual Studio 2005 are different in how you get IntelliSense working for WiX files. For both you have to copy the wix.xsd file to a specified directory. Visual Studio 2003…


A nice little article about defensive programming

Shahar Prish, one of my fellow teammates on the Excel Server (now called Excel Services by marketing) team has written a nice little article on defensive programming that I thought was pretty insightful. And no, I’m not Dev1, Dev2, or Dev3. 🙂