Seattle DOT Net User Group Meeting - March 2010 Meeting : An Introduction to Visual Studio 2010 Extensibility

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From: March 10, 2010 05:45 PM

To: March 10, 2010 08:00 PM

Publication date: February 07, 2010 12:00 AM


Street: 2401 Utah Ave. S.
City: Seattle
State: Washington
Country: USA


Speaker: Nathan Halstead

Nathan Halstead is the Program Manager responsible for the Visual Studio 2010 SDK.  Over the past two years, Nathan has worked to improve the packaging, licensing, diagnostic, and extensibility technologies at the core of the Visual Studio architecture.  Prior to his work with the Visual Studio team, Nathan worked on the data modeling features in the Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server product suite, and as a research assistant on machine learning technologies at Carnegie Mellon University’s Institute for Software Research.  Nathan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.  In his spare time, Nathan has been spotted playing amateur hockey at local ice rinks or falling gracefully down mountains covered in snow in an attempt to ski.


Abstract : An Introduction to Visual Studio 2010 Extensibility

Have you ever wanted to customize and enhance the out-of-box Visual Studio 2010 development environment? Do you have an idea for a new integrated tool, but don't know how to get started? This talk will cover the basics of Visual Studio extensibility and show you how to take advantage of the numerous extension points inside Visual Studio. Additionally, we'll be discussing the new extensibility enhancements in Visual Studio 2010 and how you can leverage those in your application. This will be a fun session with plenty of demos, and will have something for both the Visual Studio novice and the seasoned veteran.

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