Finally VSeWSS can be installed on 64bit OS

By | January 21, 2009

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In SharePoint development world, Visual Studio extensions for Windows SharePoint Services (VSeWSS) is incredibly helps our tasks. However the default installation package only allows us to installed in 32bit OS. Previously – if you want to install it in 64bit OS , you have to do manual installation step which include extracting – modifying and re-package again. Now finally the CTP of VSeWSS 1.3 has been born to the world – and it support installation on 64 bit OS.

Some other new exciting features include:

  • Command line build option for TFS and MSBuild integration
  • SPSolGen now supports exporting from publishing site
  • Automatically remove conflicted features
  • Increase visibility of hidden features that VSeWSS creates
  • Add fast update to deploy only the DLL or changed files to solutions
  • Possibility to build WSS without deploying
  • New item template for RootFiles deployment
  • WSP Feature Dialog Improvment – ex. merge feature, possibly to define scope, receiver etc

It’s an CTP but worth to try ? Download it here! If you have any feedbacks, just drop the email to the team before 26th January 2009.

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