SlickEdit Gadgets

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Since I’ve been looking into writing a custom Visual Studio package, I came across a nice set of free “gadgets” from SlickEdit. These can only be described as a set of very cool power toys for Visual Studio. These gadgets will only work with Visual Studio 2005, but should... Read more

MsBuild == Sybil?

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As I was writing my previous post, I found an odd spelling correction suggested by the Windows Live Writer spell checker. It would appear that the suggested spelling for MSBuild is Sybil. That might just explain things. Read more

Strange Metaweblog bug

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As I mentioned in my previous post, there is an apparent bug in the Metaweblog API that prevents me from specifying the full path to the FxCopCmd executable. I’m not entirely sure what is actually happening, but I do know that it doesn’t allow the post to be submitted through either... Read more

Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition and FxCop Integration

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I don’t know about you, but I have always felt that Microsoft did a huge injustice to the development community by leaving the Static Code Analysis capability out of Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition. Just in case you don’t know what this is, it is an integrated version of... Read more

TechEd Technical Tracks - Where's WPF?

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I was scanning through the list of technical tracks for TechEd this morning and noticed an odd omission. Windows Presentation Found (WPF) is only listed once, under the “Connected Systems” track: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 programming model for Windows that offers new technologies for building applications for seamless... Read more