VSX Community Letter for April 2008

This month’s letter includes a summary of what our plans are for upcoming new versions of the VS SDK, the updated VSX developer center, information about what the VSX team has been working on in the past few months, event news on VSX, some new VSX projects released, more VSX content online, and a preview…

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Channel 9: Doug Hodges talks about the history of the VSX

Doug Hodges: The history of Visual Studio Extensibility Doug Hodges, a Principle Software Architect on the Visual Studio platform team, is interviewed by Ken Levy discussing the history of the Visual Studio IDE. Doug is often referred to as the father (or cool uncle) of the original Visual Studio IDE shell. The text transcript for…

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PowerCommands 1.1 released

PowerCommands 1.1 for Visual Studio 2008 is now available for free download, along with the updated source code and enhanced readme document. The shortcut URL for this project is http://code.msdn.com/PowerCommands. For some additional information about PowerCommands, refer to the original blog post announcing version 1.0: PowerCommands for Visual Studio 2008 released Earlier today, Scott Guthrie…

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Quan To talks about VS SDK development and releases

Quan To (VS SDK program manager) on the Microsoft VSX Team, talks to Ken Levy (community program manager) about the development and release details that go into the SDK for Visual Studio 2008. Discussion includes short and long term plans about future versions of the VS SDK. For more information about the VS SDK, visit…

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LinqToCodeModel sample class library on Code Gallery

LinqToCodeModel is now on available on Code Gallery. LinqToCodeModel, created by Pablo Galiano of Clarius, is a sample library on top of the Visual Studio API class: EnvDTE.FileCodeModel. LinqToCodeModel provides LINQ queries and functionality for the FileCodeModel object, and will work when using the DTE FileCodeModel object within Packages via the VS SDK or within…

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