Introducing IdMso visual studio extension

A few months ago I released a visual studio extension, that provides autocomplete if you edit¬†office ribbon files. The extension is open source, and published on GitHub. By now, it proved to be more of less functional and even some issues with Office 2016 icons were fixed thanks to the user feedback! ūüôā What it can do for you – it can assist you if you edit the XML files to define¬†interface for your extensions in the Visual Studio editor. The code is based on famous glyphfriend¬†extension (if you don’t use it yet – you should start, it’s great). Initially …

Improved Visio WiX Setup (version 1.1) – Compiler Extension

I have improved the WiX project template by creating a real WiX compiler extension. That is, now you can register Visio files with WiX like this (minimalistic example includes just one extra line to publish file): The updated version is available in Visual Studio Galery: http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/68d12e2d-eb42-4847-808a-7d80863bb90d

Visio WiX Setup project in Visual Studio Galery

The Visio Wix setup project was improved a bit. To simplify things, I’ve published it as a project template for Visual Studio in Visual Studio Galery. This is the first time I publish anything in Visual Studio Galery, so that was a bit interesting how to make the wheels rolling: In fact, this turned out to be rather easy actually. A good introduction how to publish stuff to Visual Studio Galery can be found on codeproject.¬†That article gives a good ¬†overview, how it all fits together. Anyways, the main result is that now it is possible to create an WiX-based …