YUI Doc for JavaScript API Documentation

  I am very pleased to see this announcement about YUI Doc: A New Tool for Generating JavaScript API Documentation. The source code is available at http://github.com/yui. Let me know your feedback on YUI Doc and some of the features we can add to Sandcastle. I will be posting an update about Sandcastle and the next release…

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Russian release of Visual Studio 2008, NETFX 3.5, and the VS 2008 MSDN Library!

I am very pleased to announce that we have added Russian to the list of localized Visual Studio releases.This is a particularly exciting release as it illustrates what a great partnership Microsoft has built up with the local developer community and academia in Russia. It is remarkable that this all started as a community localization project,…

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Sandcastle Source Code published in Codeplex

  I am very pleased to announce the availability of the Sandcastle project with source code at http://www.codeplex.com/Sandcastle. The source code can be downloaded from the Releases tab at http://www.codeplex.com/Sandcastle/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=13873 and also from the Source code tab at http://www.codeplex.com/Sandcastle/SourceControl/ListDownloadableCommits.aspx. Last month I blogged about the removal of Sandcastle project from Codeplex at http://blogs.msdn.com/sandcastle/archive/2008/06/06/sandcastle-project-removed-from-codeplex.aspx. and asked for your feedback. It…

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Filtering APIs using Sandcastle

  API filters in Sandcastle is a very useful feature and allows namespaces, types, and members to be removed or shown in the reflection XML file, and ultimately in the compiled docs. They can be set up so that only certain topics are dropped, or so that a parent type has all children hidden with…

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Sandcastle Version 2.4.10520 at MS Download Center

  I got several emails, after my previous post at http://blogs.msdn.com/sandcastle/archive/2008/06/06/sandcastle-project-removed-from-codeplex.aspx, asking for an alternative download location of Sandcastle V 2.4.10520 until we close in on our decision about the future release location of Sandcastle. Thank you for all your feedback on our options and for providing mirror sites for downloading Sandcastle. I have posted the recent release of…

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Sandcastle project removed from Codeplex

  We have removed Sandcastle project from Codeplex after carefully evaluating the feedback from this thread http://www.codeplex.com/Sandcastle/Thread/View.aspx?ThreadId=29085 (currently unavailable). There are few options such as the following: Publish the source code for Sandcastle and revive this project in Codeplex Migrate sandcastle to MSDN Code gallery at http://code.msdn.microsoft.com I am going to evaluate these and other options carefully…

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Announcing NameSpace# – Diagnostics and Viewer for HxS

  I blogged here http://blogs.msdn.com/sandcastle/archive/2008/01/22/introducing-namespace-diagnostics-and-viewer-for-hxs.aspx about Namespace#, the Diagnostics and Viewer for HxS written by  Paul O’Rear, ex-Microsoft Help MVP, is my colleague at Microsoft.  You can read about Paul’s work at http://www.helpfulsolutions.com/. Today we release NameSpace# at http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/NamespaceSharp.   Please note that the current release works only in Windows 2003 Server. An updated version for other…

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Sandcastle Community Projects – Sandcastle Styles

  I talked about various community projects supporting Sandcastle in this blog http://blogs.msdn.com/sandcastle/archive/2007/06/21/sandcastle-customer-projects.aspx. I am very pleased to announce the release of Sandcastle Styles to this community project list. Dave Sexton of DocProject for Sandcastle wrote me the following: Hi Anand, I don’t know if anyone else notified you about this yet, but Sandcastle Styles…

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Announcing Sandcastle Version 2.4.10520

  I am excited to announce the availability of  Sandcastle Version 2.4.10520. The latest version is now available for download at http://www.codeplex.com/Sandcastle. My sincere thanks to the Sandcastle user community for providing us with valuable feedback. What’s new in this version: 1.      Sandcastle tools that will used for shipping Orcas SP1 RTM content.  4.      Bug…

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Next Release of Sandcastle

I am working on releasing the next version of Sandcastle in CodePlex at http://www.codeplex.com/Sandcastle by the end of this month. This relase should resolve many bugs reported by Sandcastle customers at http://www.codeplex.com/Sandcastle/WorkItem/List.aspx. Thanks for all the great feedback and for reporting bugs. This release will be used for shipping Orcas SP1 content and Framework to MSDN library. I…

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