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Posts tagged with 'extension'

Add Projects Extension - 1.0.1.0

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A short and sweet post today...

I've been happily using the Add Projects extension since first writing it several months ago, and I actually find it a real time saver.

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Cyotek Add Projects Extension updated for Visual Studio 2013 RTM

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In my last post I introduced Cyotek Add Projects, a simple extension for Visual Studio that allowed you to add multiple projects to a solution.

However, I'd left the VSIX manifest version at 11.0, meaning it would only install on Visual Studio 2012. I've updated this so that it should install on Visual Studio 2012 or higher - certainly it's now installed on my fresh install of Visual Studio 2013.

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Visual Studio Extension for adding multiple projects to a solution

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My solutions have lots of references to other projects, either common libraries or unit testing libraries. Neither of these scenarios lend well to manual binary references or NuGet packages, so I have lots of source code projects loaded for each solution.

When creating a new solution (or retro fitting an existing solution to use new libraries), I end up using File | Add | Existing project a lot. As I was curious about how extensions in Visual Studio worked, I decided to write a very simple one to ease the grunt work of adding multiple common projects.

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Snippet: Mime types and file extensions

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If you have a mime type and you want to find the default extension for it, you can get this from the Extension value in the following registry key:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type<mime type>

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