Announcing October 2007 Sandcastle CTP Release

  I am excited to announce the availability of October 2007 CTP version for Sandcastle. The latest version is now available for download at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=E82EA71D-DA89-42EE-A715-696E3A4873B2&displaylang=en. My sincere thanks to the Sandcastle user community for providing us with valuable feedback. What’s new in this version: 1.       Reflection data files: The reflection files (generated from .net framework 3.5,…

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Part 2: Version Builder

  In my previous blog http://blogs.msdn.com/sandcastle/archive/2007/10/03/sandcastle-september-2007-release-versionbuilder.aspx I provided details about Version Builder. I had several questions (http://forums.microsoft.com/MSDN/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=2237661&SiteID=1) about this feature. Attached is an example of versionbuilder. Here are the steps to run it. Unzip it to “c:\program file\sandcastle\examples”; Run command to get version-specific reflection file: > runversionbuilder.bat  Run command to build chm: > build_sandcastle.bat vs2005 test; In…

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Sandcastle September 2007 Release: VersionBuilder

  Sandcastle September 2007 release includes the VersionBuilder tool under \ProductionTools folder to provide support for documenting multiple versions of a project. The VersionBuilder tool generates a single reflection data file from multiple version-specific reflection files. The output reflection file can then be used in the Sandcastle build to generate reference documentation in which each…

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September 2007 Sandcastle release: Generating Framework Reflection data for resolving links

  Sandcastle September 2007 release was shipped without the Framework reflection data. This allowed us to reduce the Sandcastle installer size to 1.5 MB. In our previous releases we shipped the reflection files under the \Data\Reflection folder. For the September release we expect the users to generate this information.   Why do we need this…

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Announcing September 2007 Sandcastle Release

I am excited to announce the availability of September 2007 version for Sandcastle. The latest version is now available for download at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=E82EA71D-DA89-42EE-A715-696E3A4873B2&displaylang=en. My sincere thanks to the Sandcastle user community for providing us with valuable feedback. What’s new in this version: CHMBuilder for CHM generation using Sandcastle. Please see http://blogs.msdn.com/sandcastle/archive/2007/09/13/building-chm-using-chmbuilder.aspx. New Hybrid design (Presentation…

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