Frustrations with command-line add-ins for Visual Studio

October 11, 2007

Here is another frustration when working with the automation model of Visual Studio: suppose that you want to make an add-in that is loaded before a command-line build (for example using devenv.exe mysolution.sln /build Debug) to perform some checkings that, if failed, should abort the build. Quite reasonable, isn’t it?. So, how do you approach […]

Automation model documentation for Visual Studio 2008 available

October 9, 2007

Just in case you haven’t notice it yet, there is documentation available about the new automation assemblies specific to Visual Studio 2008, such as EnvDTE90 or VSLangProj90: No much new automation for add-ins or macros in Visual Studio 2008, I think. It seems that the Visual Studio team is much more focussed on the […]