SlowCheetah extension

This Visual Studio extension enables you as developer to transform a XML config when building in release / or debug mode. The extension page of SlowCheetah explains it pretty well, so I won’t do it here. Please get a look yourself. http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/69023d00-a4f9-4a34-a6cd-7e854ba318b5

Sidewaffle templates

Sidewaffle is a Visual Studio extension that gives you more templating power. It has lots of snippets for Item templates and Project templates. You can install it via the ‘Extensions and Updates’ or by downloading the .vsix package manually. Did I already mention that is productivity tools is coming from Microsoft and is open source on GitHub? Install: New project templates are visible under each project type. Note: screenshot is created on 13 april. It’s open source, so new templates can be there after each update (notification via the standard Visual Studio window). After selecting a tem... [More]

Add IntelliSense for custom jQuery libraries

When you have worked with Visual Studio, you know the power of IntelliSense which helps you speed up coding. It works well with VB/C# languages, but it can also be useful for writing JavaScript / jQuery. When writing JavaScript only basic suggestions are shown: As you can see, only ajax.js, dhtml.js and ecma.js are mentioned. I have my own lib scene.dataservice.js in the VS project, but that doesn’t show up here. There is a simple trick to make this work. Just add <reference path=”<your_favourite_script>.js” /> as a comment, and see the magic: Hope this hel... [More]