VS2010 Productivity Power Tools

Productivity Power Tools is a Visual Studio 2010 add-in, developed by the Microsoft Visual Studio Platform Team and available in Visual Studio Gallery. Of course, you can also download it using Visual Studio Extension Manager, from the Tools menu in Visual Studio 2010. Its list of features is detailed on the add-in page and I…

VSBuildStatusAddin with Auto Show and Auto Hide

A new version (1.3) of VSBuildStatus add-in for Visual Studio 2005, 2008 and 2010 is available. It allows you to configure the add-in window to automatically show up when a build/clean/deploy process starts, and/or automatically close when the operation ends. To enable the automatic show of the add-in window when a build/clean/deploy operation starts, check…

VSBuildStatus Addin Taskbar Progress on Windows 7

I have updated my Visual Studio addin that displays the status of a build/clean/deploy action. If you get the latest version, 1.2, and are running Visual Studio 2005, 2008 or 2010 (they are all supported) on Windows 7, the progress of the build is also displayed on the Taskbar, on the item corresponding to the…

VSBuildStatusAddin works on Visual Studio 2010

Yesterday I have installed Visual Studio 2010 and decided to try my VSBuildStatusAddin. It work on the first try, only with a change to the .AddIn configuration file. Here is some screen shots in Visual Studio 2010. The images above show a new version of the add-in, 1.1.0. This new version provides the following features:…

VSBuildStatusAddin 1.0.5

I have fixed several bugs on version 1.0.4 of my VSBuildStatus add-in for Visual Studio that displays the status of a build/clean/deploy operation. The bugs were mainly about the batch builds. The new version is 1.0.5. You can download this Visual Studio 2005 & 2008 add-in from here. If you are using a previous build…

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…

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…