VSBlockJumper Postmortem Part 2: Code and Publishing

As I mentioned in Part 1, I wrote almost all of the important code for the extension in the first afternoon. The difficulty came in wrapping my head around the Visual Studio Extension¬†framework and environment. The full source code is available on GitHub¬†should you want to check out the implementation. I’m writing this out here in the hope that it could help others who face the same difficulties I did.

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VSBlockJumper Postmortem Part 1: Why?

I recently wrote my first extension for¬†Visual Studio called VSBlockJumper. It came about as I was watching Casey Muratori’s Handmade Hero series and noticed he was jumping over blocks of code in Emacs. As a programmer I’m always looking for things that might speed up my workflow and this seemed like it could be one of them.

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