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Hello Rich,

AFAIK Express editions do not expose necessary integration APIs, so the answer
would be negative.

Regards,
Maxim



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Hello Rich,

no chances, C# Express intentionally doesn't support any extensions (add-ins
including) altogether.
That's because Microsoft think that amateur developers, who are the primary
target users of the
product, don't need such advanced features as IDE extensions.


Regards,
Dmitry Shaporenkov
JetBrains, Inc
http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"

Hi!

Is there any chance Resharper 2.0 will support C# 2005 Express
edition?

Richard



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Dmitry Shaporenkov (JetBrains) wrote:


no chances, C# Express intentionally doesn't support any extensions
(add-ins including) altogether.
That's because Microsoft think that amateur developers, who are the
primary target users of the product, don't need such advanced features
as IDE extensions.

hmmm .. too bad! Even though these "amateur developers" are just
prof-employed developers who use the s/w to do some work from home. Aww
well .. maybe I'll just try to persuade my employer to buy an extra
license of VS2005 for me! ;)

Thanks for the fast reply!
Richard

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You think? I assumed it was a ploy by Microsoft to encourage people to shell out $ for the non-free versions of Visual Studio.

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Perhaps you should try and talk with Jamie Cansdale, he figured out how to
hack VS2005 so that TestDriven.NET runs in Express versions of VS 2005.

http://weblogs.asp.net/rosherove/archive/2005/11/12/430415.aspx

Hello Rich,

no chances, C# Express intentionally doesn't support any extensions
(add-ins
including) altogether.
That's because Microsoft think that amateur developers, who are the
primary
target users of the
product, don't need such advanced features as IDE extensions.
Regards,
Dmitry Shaporenkov
JetBrains, Inc
http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"

>> Hi!
>>
>> Is there any chance Resharper 2.0 will support C# 2005 Express
>> edition?
>>
>> Richard
>>


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Hello Kirk,

may be you're right :) Actually I don't understand why 'amateur developers'
shouldn't be
using add-ins.


Regards,
Dmitry Shaporenkov
JetBrains, Inc
http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"

You think? I assumed it was a ploy by Microsoft to encourage people
to shell out $ for the non-free versions of Visual Studio.



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Hello Steve,

I've been unable to find a description of the hack on Jamie's site, but I
admit
the author's ingenuity. However, it seems for me (and I'm not a lawyer, of
course)
that using add-ins with versions of VS that explicitly don't support them
is a violation
of the license agreement. Look at the neighboring post of Kirk Woll - it
gives a plausible
explanation for not supporting add-ins in Express editions.

Regards,
Dmitry Shaporenkov
JetBrains, Inc
http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"

Perhaps you should try and talk with Jamie Cansdale, he figured out
how to hack VS2005 so that TestDriven.NET runs in Express versions of
VS 2005.

http://weblogs.asp.net/rosherove/archive/2005/11/12/430415.aspx

>> Hello Rich,
>>
>> no chances, C# Express intentionally doesn't support any extensions
>> (add-ins
>> including) altogether.
>> That's because Microsoft think that amateur developers, who are the
>> primary
>> target users of the
>> product, don't need such advanced features as IDE extensions.
>> Regards,
>> Dmitry Shaporenkov
>> JetBrains, Inc
>> http://www.jetbrains.com
>> "Develop with pleasure!"
>>> Hi!
>>>
>>> Is there any chance Resharper 2.0 will support C# 2005 Express
>>> edition?
>>>
>>> Richard
>>>


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:)) or just copy it and take it home...microsoft is doing a good job
provoking piracy with their policy

"Rich" <news@nospam.net> wrote in message
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Dmitry Shaporenkov (JetBrains) wrote:

>>
>> no chances, C# Express intentionally doesn't support any extensions
>> (add-ins including) altogether.
>> That's because Microsoft think that amateur developers, who are the
>> primary target users of the product, don't need such advanced features as
>> IDE extensions.
>>

hmmm .. too bad! Even though these "amateur developers" are just
prof-employed developers who use the s/w to do some work from home. Aww
well .. maybe I'll just try to persuade my employer to buy an extra
license of VS2005 for me! ;)

>

Thanks for the fast reply!
Richard




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If you have a MSDN subscription license for your VS2005 you may install it on as many computers as you like, as long as you are the only user of the installed product or the other user has a license, too.

So installing VS2005 on your home computer should not require an additional license.

If you don't have a MSDN-based license, check your EULA. It probably still allows you to do that, because MS-Development-Tool-Licenses are often user-based instead of device-based.

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