tl;dr - vsix-tools fixes the 'Invalid Multiple Files in VSIX' issue on the Visual Studio Gallery and lets you set vsix version numbers with Powershell. I maintain a reasonably large project called SharpGL. This…

  • Powershell , Visual Studio Extensibility , Visual Studio , Vsix

If you are using the following combination of tools: Visual Studio 2012 Visual Studio Tools for Git Nuget Then you may encounter some weird problems when trying to update Nuget packages. For me, updates regularly…

  • Git , Nuget , Visual Studio

I received the following message in my inbox the other day: '[Uservoice declined -¬†Bring back the basic setup and deployment project type Visual Studio Installer.' Some readers may recall my post on…

  • Visual Studio

Using Web Deploy is a nice and easy way to publish websites and web applications with Visual Studio. However, I found one thing that can be a bit of a blocker, that didn't seem to…

  • IIS , Web Deploy , Visual Studio

There have been some problems with the version of Switch uploaded to the Visual Studio Gallery. I've created a new version of Switch (1.4) and uploaded this - it works fine now, for Visual…

  • Switch , Visual Studio , Extensions

Working on some addins lately has taught me a few really useful tricks about debugging in Visual Studio. I'll update this post over time. The Experimental Instance Very useful to know - the experimental instance…

  • Extensions , Visual Studio