New extension: Spell Checker

Download Spellcheck on the VS Gallery. Get the source on github. As I wrote about in my series on Markdown Mode, one of the features I’ve missed from vim and many other IDEs is spell check, both in normal code comments (from when I used Eclipse) and in writing plaintext or other mostly-text formats (in…

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Markdown Part 3.5 – v0.1 posted on VS Gallery

This is part of the “Markdown mode” series: Part 3 – A live tool window previewer Part 2 – Writing a classifier Part 1 – Markdown! I’m in a jolly mood, having just bought a new sofa and chair at IKEA and getting rid of my old one (it was the nastiest piece of furniture…

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Bug fixes

I took a little break from the Markdown work to fix a few bugs and annoyances in my other extensions. Go To Definition Go To Definition on github. Updated Go To Definition on VSGallery. There were two known issues with this one. The first was reported by a user, Craig Gidney, who noticed that you…

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Markdown Part 3 – A Live Tool Window Previewer

This is part of the “Markdown mode” series: Part 2 – Writing a classifier Part 1 – Markdown! Well, this part ended up being both easier and considerably harder than I expected, depending on how you look at it. First, the obligatory screenshot: Easy stuff! So the easy thing in this case turned out to…

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New page: Extensions

I added a new page that shows the extensions I’ve written. I can’t figure out what incantation I need to make Community Server bless my blog with showing the list of Pages on the sidebar, so hopefully this will suffice for now.


Extensions

Visual Studio 2010 Extensions: You can find all these extensions by searching the Visual Studio Gallery for Noah Richards, and the source for each is available on my github page. Align Assignments Markdown Mode Spell Checker Background Color Fix (VS2008 parity) Selection Foreground (VS2008 parity) Go To Definition Italic Comments Triple-click Fix Mixed Tabs Gradient…


New extension: Fix Mixed Tabs

Download this extension on the Visual Studio Gallery, or search for it in the Visual Studio Extension Manager! A couple months back, I started work on a new extension. At the time, I was working with another person on a small side project, and one of the constant annoyances in sharing code was that we…


Markdown Part 2 – Writing a Classifier

Note: I started writing this about two months ago, and a lot has changed since then. Jeff Atwood released a C# port of the Markdown script (well, a cleaned up version of another C# port of a PHP port, to be exact) called MarkdownSharp (it’s on google code here). This saved me the trouble of…