With a new year just beginning, it's always nice to start things out on the right foot and open-source is no exception. Several years ago, I developed a popular extension for Visual Studio called Glyphfriend [https://github.com/rionmonster/Glyphfriend]. It's a handy tool for developers and designers alike that
It hasn't been too long since the latest 2.0 release of Glyphfriend [https://github.com/rionmonster/Glyphfriend], but with the release of Visual Studio 2017 coming around the corner, there were a few things that could use some improvement and polishing off before then. What's New? * Support for Library
It's been around three months since the last major release for Glyphfriend [http://rion.io/2016/07/01/new-and-improved-glyphfriend-1-5-released/], which consisted of quite a few new additions and a few minor housekeeping issues. This latest release focused quite a bit on a different animal entirely: performance. What's New In 1.
The thought of creating a Visual Studio extension really had never crossed my mind until attending the annual Microsoft MVP Summit in 2014 and listening to Mads Kristensen [https://github.com/madskristensen] give a talk on developing them, which was just the amount of inspiration that I needed at the
One of the most exciting things about working on an open-source project has always been the community involvement. This interaction allows for anyone to make feature requests, report issues or even fork the project and make it their own. Glyphfriend has seen a huge spike in downloads since the release
During the Microsoft MVP Summit in November of this year, Mads Kristensen [https://twitter.com/mkristensen] held a session on Visual Studio Extensibility and walked through the process of creating extensions for Visual Studio that can do all sorts of things and make the lives of developers easier. Extensions can