How to ask questions in a forum to increase your chances of an answer

November 26, 2008

Being developers I guess we all get the same feeling when some user of our application tell us that the app “doesn’t work”, or “it gives me an error” without further details. I am always tempted to reply “it works for me” to the first case and “which are the ‘first name’ and ‘last name’ […]


How many old Visual Studio versions does my add-in/package have to support?

November 26, 2008

I’m sure this is a question that every developer of extensions for Visual Studio, whether add-ins or packages, wonders from time to time. If you develop extensions for in-house use, you can drive, incentivate or even force your organization to migrate to the latest version of Visual Studio. But if you develop extensions commercially, things […]