Macros extension updated with Visual Studio 2015 support and open-sourced


Microsoft today announced that they upgrading the Macros for Visual Studio 2013 extension to support Visual Studio 2015. Microsoft has also open-sourced the Macros code. Developers can now view the code, make their own improvements, and contribute to the project for future releases.

The Macros extension can help you be more productive by enabling you to automate repetitive tasks in the IDE. It lets you record and playback most of the commands in Visual Studio – including text editing operations. Some common examples include: adding a header to all your files; formatting rows of data; and creating shortcuts for frequently used commands.

You can download the upgraded extension from the Visual Studio Gallery. The open source project is available on GitHub under the MIT license.

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