Color Printing Extension Now Available!

We are pleased to announce the availability of Color Printing as a free extension for Visual Studio 2010!  By default, VS 2010 prints only in black and white; this extension restores support for printing code in color. Installation and Setup Installing Color Printing requires Visual Studio 2010 Pro, Premium, or Ultimate (the Express editions do… Read more

Using Visual Studio to build VB Windows Phone Applications

by Yang Xiao Today we are announcing the release to web (RTW) of Visual Basic for Windows Phone Developer Tools. This walkthrough demonstrates how easy and convenient it is to develop a VB Windows Phone application using the newly released tools. You’ll see that the many new IDE features in Visual Studio 2010, which help… Read more

Second article published about VSPackage Builder

In September, there was a post on the blog that introduced the VSPackage Builder, a tool for VS extension developers that provides a designer experience over the Visual Studio Command Table (VSCT) file. In particular, Package Builder makes it easy to add commands and UI to the VSCT incrementally – a task that’s proven somewhat… Read more