RSS Reader integrated into VS.NET IDE


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Mar 20, 2005
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Morrison Schwartz has just released SharpTools 2.0

SharpTools: an extensible add-in to the Microsoft Visual Studio.NET development environment, including tools like an IDE-integrated Code Library, and a software development kit (SDK) supporting the rapid development of further extensions which will run within SharpTools in the IDE. Now includes an RSS Reader plugin with source, free.

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