Friday, June 24, 2011

WSSX 4 U... Visual Studio Project Template for creating *.wssx packages (Think "Windows Home Server 2011/SBS 2011 Essentials/Storage Server 2011 Add-in Packages")

Visual Studio Gallery - Windows Server Solutions Add-In Package

"Windows Server Solutions Add-In Package Project (*.wssx) for Visual Studio 2010

Adds support to Visual Studio 2010 for *.wssx cabinet files required to distribute Windows Server Solutions SDK Add-Ins for Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials.

  • Complete Visual Studio 2010 project type that fully automates creating *.wssx files
  • Full makecab automation
  • Full MSBuild support and integration points
  • Automatic packaging of project reference outputs and content items
  • Post-package signing support
  • Includes templates for required Add-In metadata files

Getting Started


Haven't seen much on extending WHS/SBSE 2011 nor creating wssx files and so thought this interesting...

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