Visual Studio 2010 SDK Beta 2 Readme

Visual Studio 2010 SDK Beta 2 Supplemental Readme The Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 Documentation is available here. The DSL Tools for Beta 2 is available here. This posting contains additional readme and known issues about the Visual Studio 2010 SDK Beta 2 release.  These are in addition to the known issues that were included…


How do I convert my Beta 1 VSIX manifest to Beta 2?

We received a lot of feedback from the community and other developers about the Extension Manager VSIX manifest and made some changes in Beta 2.  Some of the changes included: Making the schema less strict so elements don’t need to be in a particular order Following XML standard casing Clearing up ambiguity about supported VS…


Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 SDK Documentation is now available!

The Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 SDK documentation just got released!  You can access it from here:   There’s still a lot more to cover but this set of docs will get you started with what’s changed in VS 2010.  The team will also continue to blog on this site and our own personal blogs…


Tangible T4 Editor for VS 2010 Beta 2

The Tangible T4 Editor is now available for VS 2010 Beta 2.  Try out the T4 Editor when working with your VS 2010 DSLs.  You can download the T4 Editor from the Visual Studio Gallery or look for it in the Extension Manager Online tab.


Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 DSL SDK Beta1 is now available!

The Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 DSL SDK Beta1 has just shipped and is available for download! If you’re interested in Domain Specific Languages and want to use tools to build your own DSLs, download it and try it out.  You will need the Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 bits and the Visual Studio 2010 SDK…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…