Chapter 17. Using Scripting and Other Tools to Automate the Visual C++ IDE

by Mickey Williams

In This Chapter

Developer Studio is an open environment that you can customize to meet your own development needs. Using VBScript macros and Developer Studio add-ins, you can automate repetitive tasks and add features and commands to Developer Studio. This chapter discusses two ways you can extend Developer Studio:

  • You can create VBScript macros that run inside Developer Studio. These macros can appear on toolbars and menus, and can be executed from the command line.

  • You can create Developer Studio add-ins that create new commands, ...

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