August 18, 2005

An Introduction to the New Visual Studio Snippet Format

roductive developers and coding shops all maintain some type of custom code or scripts library, usually chock-full of code routines for common tasks such as string parsing, database operations, etc. Unfortunately, the mechanism used to store and retrieve such code clips?often simply a vast directory tree full of text files

Give the Visual Studio Snippet Format a Whirl with 10 Pre-packaged Snippets

n the first article of this two-part Visual Studio Snippets series, I introduced snippets, how to use them, and how to create your own, as well as packaging them for distribution. This time, I’ll show you some real-world examples by taking 10 existing code clips from DevX and FreeVBCode and