The Visual Studio Editor Blog is Moving!

We aren’t going away — we’re just moving to a better home.  To give you even more news, articles, and walkthroughs on Visual Studio, the Visual Studio Editor Blog is moving to become part of The Visual Studio Blog.  As part of The Visual Studio Blog, we’ll be joining the rest of the Visual Studio…

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Visual Studio 2010 Beta2 Released

Visual Studio 2010 Beta2 has shipped!  As of today (Wednesday, October 21), it’s publicly available as a free download.  Check out this page  for the official product and download information. Find out more about the VS 2010 release Want more information about what’s new, what’s changed, and what to expect in Beta2?  Rather than write…

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Searching and Navigating Code in Visual Studio 2010

Every developer knows that navigating code is vital to happy and productive coding. We’ve added several new features for code search and navigation in Visual Studio 2010, including Navigate To and an improved Call Hierarchy, to complement search staples like the Find and Replace dialog and Incremental Search. With such a wide variety of options,…

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Register for the (free!) VS Extensibility Summit

Making extensibility easier and more accessible is one of the VS Platform team’s major goals for Visual Studio 2010.  In addition to consulting samples, documentation, and forums, you can now learn about extensibility and have your questions answered in person during Visual Studio Extensibility Days.  All developers, both new to extensibility and veteran extenders, are…

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Where did the Editor team go?

You may have noticed that we haven’t been blogging quite as often lately, which begs the question, “What has the Editor team been doing since Beta1?”  The answer:  a lot!  We’ve been focusing on a few specific goals since Beta1, and this post should give you a better idea not only of what we’re working…

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Code Samples, Documentation, and… Twitter!

Samples In an effort to help more people get started with Editor extensibility quickly and easily, we’ve recently posted some new code samples on the VS 2010 Editor.  Each of the links below will take you to a sample, complete with description, instructions, and a download of all the code you need. ToDo Glyphs:  Adds…

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Walkthrough: Getting Started with Editor Extensions

In an attempt to bring extension building to the masses, the editor team submitted a hands on lab for TechEd this year that walks you through creating a real-world extension. While one of the goals of the lab is to show you how to build extensions in general, the hope was to also disseminate some…

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Common Editor Issues in VS 2010 Beta1

Thank you to everyone who has downloaded and tried VS 2010 Beta1 so far!  In the two weeks since Beta1 was released, you’ve sent us tons of feedback that has helped us fix some of the most commonly reported bugs.  This post details frequently-encountered bugs and their status, in no particular order: Background Color of…

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The new Box Selection, now with Multi-Line Editing!

Since VS 2010 Beta1 became publicly available last week, the Editor team has heard from quite a few users who miss box selection (aka column selection, block selection, or rectangular selection).  Yes, it’s missing from the beta, but the good news is that it will be back and better than ever for the final release…

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Visual Studio 2010 Beta1 Released!

It’s official:  Visual Studio 2010 Beta1 has shipped!  Check out this page for the official product information or download it (free!) here. So what’s new for the Editor in Beta1?  We’ve made significant improvements since the CTP, including better stability and easier extension development.  You’ll also notice the return of many of your favorite features:…

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