Categories: Documentation - Code commenting, IDEs - IDE add-ins
Collection of utilities and tools developed by Microsoft that enhance Visual Studio.Includes:- VB Commenter: add XML comments to your VB .Net code and have them extracted into an XML comment file at build time. - VSWindowManager: design custom window layouts that you can store and recall from the Windows menu. Automatically switch from code to design layouts as well.- OnlineSearch: lets you search the internet from within the text editor of VS.NET 2003.- Control Outline: add-in that adds a tool window to the IDE allowing the developer to see a hierarchical representation of the controls layed out on the Windows Forms design surface.- VSMouseBindings: you have a 5 button mouse, why not be able to assign all five mouse buttons to commands within VS?- VSTweak: use custom file extensions in VS, edit your command window aliases, MRU list control, edit debugger output for classes, and more...- VSEdit: load a file, or a set of files, into a currently running instance of Visual Studio .NET 2003. No more extra windows opening, just pure editing bliss.- Custom Help Builder: create a custom help collection for your XML-style commented VB or C# class libraries. Your custom help will be fully integrated into Visual Studio .NET 2003, so your topics will be accessible from Dynamic Help, F1, Search, Help Index, and Help Contents.- VSCMDShell Window: access to the command shell CMD.exe and the VS commands from the same window.
Categories: Documentation - Code commenting
Latest version: 4.0Added 2003-06-10Updated 2005-03-14
Integrates with Visual Studio Help Workshop to ease the process of HTML Help 2 authoring.Features include:- Static content authoring and MSDN style sheet support- Automatic assembly reference documentation (Dynamic Content Authoring)- Assembly links and assembly highlighting- Help 2 integration tasks- XML comments-based assembly reference generation- Partitioning large projects in style sections- Link to TOC and assembly reference topics automation- Online publishing ability
Author: Tor-Erik Hagen
Latest version: Beta 3Added 2003-05-20
Add-in to Visual Studio .NET that adds support for XML comments to VB.NET.
Author: Lutz Roeder
Utility for editing XML documentation snippets before adding them to your source files. The program provides a window for entering the XML source text and shows the corresponding HTML output on the fly.
Author: Macadamian Technologies
Latest version: 1.2Added 2003-05-20Updated 2004-01-30
Visual Studio .NET add-in that enables you to attach comments, and even code suggestions, to any source code file supported in VS.NET. Development managers, leads, or other developers add code suggestions by highlighting a section of source code. Developers can accept or reject code suggestions or comments with a single click. The CodeReview add-in tracks the status of code reviews and simplifies the process of peer review.
Documentation tool that will generate detailed Assembly/API information in PDF format.Features include:- Produces PDF output designed to be used as API desk reference.- Lists Classes, Interfaces, Enumerations and Structs- Lists all type fields, properties, methods, and events- Generate documentation for any valid .NET assembly, or the entire Framework Class Library itself- Sort output by Namespace or Name- Optionally include all inherited members in each Type definition- Control visibility level of types and members included (i.e. public, family,)- Filter out types and/or namespaces with user supplied regular expressions- Document includes outline that allow quick index to any Type- All non-primitive types are hyper-linked wherever they are referenced in the document (as return or parameter types) back to the main definition
Author: Mongoose solutions
Latest version: 1.0Added 2004-03-31
Allows developers to convert Visual Studio XML project help files into a series of linked HTML files, similar to Visual Studio combined help collection documents.After exporting XML help files from VS, they can be loaded into Docz.NET where a series of styles and options can be applied and the resulting transformation is output to a specified directory or as a ZIP file.