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Updates on the Snippet Editor

First the good news : The February release of the Snippet Editor has now had 10,000 downloads ! Now for bug fix news: There were a couple of issues with the paths per language.  A problem with Express Editions of … Continue reading

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Screen-cast recording tools

Recently I got this email from Ted: Hi Bill! Love the snippet tool, it’s great! I’m curious, what tool did you use to produce the screencast for the tool? The quality is awesome! Thanks a lot! Kind regards, Ted The … Continue reading

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Snippet Editor 2.1 screen-cast

I’ve just uploaded a new screen cast: Snippet Editor Tips and Tricks Enjoy (oh and don’t forget the “buy me a beer” button)

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New release of Snippet Editor

Snippet Editor 2.1 is now released on codeplex: http://www.codeplex.com/SnippetEditor   Apart from the few minor bug fixes, it includes improved search and now support for Visual Studio 2010 as well as 2008 and 2005. I’ve also added a “buy me … Continue reading

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XSD’s in Visual Studio: Past, Present and Future.

  When I was going through the snippet editor code to put it on CodePlex, I wanted to grab a screen shot of the snippet schema.  immediately I was confronted with there being no visual designer for schemas in VS … Continue reading

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Snippet Editor is now on CodePlex

I’ve just finished uploading the Snippet Editor to CodePlex http://www.codeplex.com/SnippetEditor It includes some minor bug fixes from the previous release. Enjoy And Merry XMas

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VB Snippet Editor

Over the last week I’ve got a sudden influx of emails about the Snippet Editor.  I’m figuring this is stemming from Lisa’s recent blog entry and her tips and trips for VS 2008 presentation :)  Some of the emails have … Continue reading

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Text preview filters for Vista|Windows 2008

I really like the preview pane in explorer in Vista, but it doesn’t have previews for a lot of text based files registered.  You can of course write your own or download and install some other preview filters, but personally … Continue reading

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What ever happened to easter eggs ?

No, not the chocolate ones or the decorated chicken eggs… I mean software easter eggs.  Like the ones in Excel where you could display an animated scroll of all the contributors. And they had similar in Outlook, and even in … Continue reading

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Too much information or the philosophy of "less is more" ….

On Monday night I was walking along the streets in Melbourne heading out to give a presentation on VB 2008.  while waiting for some pedestrian lights I noticed this guy standing outside St George’s bank with signs all over him. … Continue reading

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