Announcing the Visual Studio 2010 SDK Beta 1

  I’m excited to announce the availability of the Visual Studio 2010 SDK Beta 1!   The Visual Studio 2010 SDK Beta 1 provides the tools and templates necessary to build your own extensions to Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1.  The SDK will allow you to create extensions using C#, Visual Basic, or C++ and…

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Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 Start Page Customization

My name is Adrian Collier and I am the Program Manager responsible for the Start Page in the Visual Studio. One of the coolest things we can do in this release is to create custom start pages using WPF. This post details how to get up and running with this feature, along with some warnings…

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Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1

We shipped Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1! The Beta 1 bits shipped on MSDN yesterday and will be available for general consumption Wednesday morning. You’ll be able to get more information about Visual Studio 2010 and the download locations here our Product Page. For a list of some of the cool features we’ve added to…

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The Visual Studio 10 CTP VPC expired! What should I do?

A couple of months ago, we unveiled Visual Studio 10 at several conferences and provided attendees a copy of a VPC with Visual Studio 10.  We also made the CTP available here. Thanks to a lot of partners, customers, and hobbyists, we got a ton of great feedback on our bits and look forward to hearing…

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Our team blog has been quiet recently mainly with several changes on our team and vacations but we’ll all be back January 5th, ready for a new year, and ready to continue making extending Visual Studio easier for all our customers. 2009 will be a great year as we start the year…

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DSL Tools Lab is now on Code Gallery

We’ve received feedback that there’s sometime not enough or too much information out there for learning how to extend Visual Studio.  One of the ways we want to help is to start consolidating a lot of that information and have tutorials and easy starting points for new developers to our technology. One of the more powerful and potentially intimidating…

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Visual Studio 2010 CTP is available!

We unveiled a glimpse of the Visual Studio 2010 new features at the Professional Developer’s Conference last week.  If you were unable to attend, you can download the Visual Studio 2010 Customer Technology Preview from here.  The CTP is quite big, it’s 7 Gigabytes and includes Team Foundation Server features as well as Visual Studio…

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Russian Integrated and Isolated Shells for Visual Studio 2008

The localization team in Visual Studio have been hard at work adding a new localized language to the suite of languages that Visual Studio Supports.  I’m proud to annouce that the Russian edition of Visual Studio has just been released which includes a Russian Integrated Shell and Russian Isolated Shell. Prior to Russian, we supported…

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VSX Talk at the PDC

I just got the session info for Tim Wagner’s talk at the PDC next week.  Tim is our development manager on the VS Platform team.  We’re all pretty excited about this talk and I promise you won’t be disappointed by the content that will be presented. Here’s more information about his talk: TL32 Microsoft Visual…

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Conference Videos, PDC, and Tech Ed

Hi Everyone, Sorry for the delay but the videos from our VSX Developer Conference last month are now up on Channel 9!  The session list has direct links to the talk so for those who missed our conference or want to take a second look at the talks, check them out.  Huge thanks to Anthony for…

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