New commandbars for Visual Studio "Orcas" (maybe)

November 24, 2006

Microsoft has just published some early specifications (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/aa948851.aspx) about the new Visual Studio “Orcas” and among them, it is the “CommandBar Improvements” (http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/9/c/59cd0dc5-4691-4c3e-840c-66d865f27692/command-bar-improvements.xps) which has an intriguing paragraph: “The work we will do here will cause us to diverge from Office’s MSO Commmand Bar look and feel. Office 2007 (formerly known as Office “12”), will still use […]


Visual Studio, add-ins and Windows Vista

November 24, 2006

Microsoft has a FAQ: Visual Studio and Windows Vista (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/aa948854.aspx) where it is stated that Visual Studio .NET 2002/2003 will not be supported on Windows Vista, and that only VS 2005 will be supported with the SP1 and a (post-SP1) Vista Support Update. I have some comments about this: The first one is that although .NET Framework 1.x […]