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It's 2:12am and I'm done with a new VS2005 Macro hack

I need to run it through it's paces, but I now have a VS2005 macro that will, whenever I successfully build a release mode project, package the project folder into a zip file named [ProjectName]_src_v[OutputAssemblyFileVersion].zip.  And it doesn't require anything additional to be installed on the machine.  And it's not using the zip functionality from the J# libraries either.  This thing is all about leveraging the zip functionality that is built into Windows XP and above.  So it's down to being Windows Vista (that's what I run) + Visual Studio 2005 + a macro (cut-n-paste it into the Macros IDE).

I'm going to run it for a few days to make sure it appears pretty stable and then make it available along with a short article explaining the processes that are taking place to accomplish what should be such a simple task. ;-)

Published Friday, March 2, 2007 6:13 AM by CorySmith


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