VSBuildStatusAddin for Visual Studio 2005

I have modified my VSBuildStatus add-in to work with Visual Studio 2005. Basically I had to remove the LINQ stuff to break the dependency on the version 3.5 of the .NET framework. The new version (1.0.3) that supports Visual Studio 2005 is available here. Let me know if you have any problems with it. Especially…

50917 errors

This is the record number of error I ever got in a project: 50917. After compiling that VC# project (with T4), Visual Studio 2008 was a little bit overwhelmed. It started to report out of memory errors and failed to build after fixing the error. A restart was, of course, the cure.

VSBuildStatusAddin for Visual Studio 2008

I have created an published at Visual Studio Gallery an add-in for Visual Studio 2008, called VSBuildStatusAddin. This add-in shows the status of a build/clean/deploy operation. I hope some of you will find this useful. Bellow is a description of the add-in. Installation Extract the content of the archive to your Visual Studio 2008 add-ins…

Axialis Deal on Black Friday

Axialis Software offers this 50% off sale on all their products for today only. This is a short notice, but if you are looking for an icon or cursor editor, IconWorkshop or CursorWorkshop are the ones to go with. I’m using IconWorkshop for some time and I find it a great tool for creating and…

Helper Class for Console Functions

Have you tried to print colored text in a console or put the text at a specific position? You know then that STL or CRT does not provide that functionality. Windows API however, contains a set of functions for working with console windows. The list of these functions is available in MSDN. However, to simplify…

Visual Studio Search Error

Sometimes, when searching in Visual Studio (all version since 2003 at least) you get this message: No files were found to look in. Find was stopped in progress. It cannot find any match for the search criteria, even if there are thousands. And it displays that message immediately after pressing Search. You can search again…

Parsing ranges with FParsec

FParsec is an F# adaptation of Parsec, a free monadic parser combinator library for Haskell. It can parse context-sensitive, infinite look-ahead grammars, has complete support for unicode input and large files (> 4 GB) and produces excellent error messages. You can download and install it from the above link. To use it in an application,…

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New Things in C# 4.0

A few days ago Anders Hejlsberg delivered a presentation about the Future of C# at the Professional Developers Conveference 2008. He focused on the new things that will be available in C# 4.0: dynamic typed objects optional and named parameters improved COM interoperability co- and contra-variance The recording of the presentation is available on Channel9…

Visual Studio 2010 & .NET 4.0 CTP released

Microsoft has recently released the first Community Technology preview for Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0. Here is a list of new things in VC++, from the VC++ team’s blog: MSBuild Support for Visual C++ IntelliSense and Browsing Experience Improved Responsiveness and Scale Improved Accuracy and Robustness C++0x Features Lambda Expressions Rvalue References static_assert…

Get a free copy of Windows Server 2008 SE with selected Windows Server classroom training

Microsoft’s Certified Partners for Learning Solutions are providing this offer untill the end of the year: enroll and attend any one of top Windows Sever 2008 training classes and receive a free copy of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition NFR (Not For Resale). Details about this offer can be found at http://trainingoffers.com/WS2008NFR.aspx. To see…