Sandcastle Release

Per my previous blog post http://blogs.msdn.com/sandcastle/archive/2009/01/15/sandcastle-update.aspx, I have released the source code for the latest version of Sandcastle at http://sandcastle.codeplex.com/SourceControl/ListDownloadableCommits.aspx. This release was used to ship Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 documentation (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd831853(VS.100).aspx) I am in the process of generating the msi and will be providing additional details on the release shortly. Please expect another…

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Announcing the release of Common Compiler Infrastructure (CCI) – Metadata

I am very pleased to announce the availability of  CCI. Herman Venter from Microsoft Research released CCI at http://ccimetadata.codeplex.com/ . CCI is a set of components (libraries) that provide some of the functionality that compilers and related programming tools tend to have in common. The metadata components provide functionality for reading, writing and manipulating Microsoft Common…

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Announcing the release of Meta Numerics project at Codeplex

I am very pleased to announce the availability of  Meta Numerics project. My colleague and Sandcastle architect David Wright released Meta Numerics at http://metanumerics.codeplex.com/. The Meta.Numerics library brings scientific computing to the .NET platform. It offers an object-oriented API for matrix algebra, advanced functions of real and complex numbers, and statistics.For more information, visit the…

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Seventeenth Annual WritersUA Conference for Software User Assistance, March 29-April 1, Seattle, Washington

I am very pleased to be a part of the Seventeenth Annual WritersUA Conference for Software User Assistance. At this conference I am presenting a session on Sandcastle and my colleague April will be presenting Help3. I have provided screen shots on Help3 below. The next release of Sandcastle will support Help 3 attributes. I will publish my slides…

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MVP Global summit, Help 3, Sandcastle and updates

I was very pleased to be a part of 2009 Global MVP summit this year. We hosted three help industry MVPs last week.  Eight Help sessions over two days by various speakers were well received.  We received great feedback during these sessions. Rob Chandler has posted few pictures from this summit here – http://www.helpmvp.com/Home/photos/2009-summit and is…

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Part 2: Sandcastle Update

  Per my earlier blog, I posted the source code for Sandcastle at http://www.codeplex.com/Sandcastle/SourceControl/ListDownloadableCommits.aspx. This will enable you to browse the source code or access it using the methods described here .   The source code posted is the same version published previously in a ZIP format. With the latest release fixed the following issues reported in the Zip format: ·        …

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Sandcastle Update

  Thank you for using Sandcastle and providing with valuable feedback. It is always good to get emails from this community about Sandcastle. Today Microsoft MVP Michael Cummings, principal consultant @ http://www.magenic.com/, contacted me about a thread on the MVP newsgroups that rumors the Sandcastle project has been abandoned. I would like to provide an update…

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Beta Release of Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

  We are proud to announce that the Beta release of the Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1!  The Windows SDK provides documentation, samples, header files, libraries, and tools designed to help you develop Windows applications using native (Win32®) and/or managed (.NET Framework) technologies. The SDK is a large product…

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