SPVisualDev makes it easier for Sharepoint 2007 developers to develop features and artifacts with Visual Studio 2008 / 2010. It is written in C# and is implemented as a Visual Studio 2008 / 2010 Add-in. more info
The SharePoint Manager 2010 is a SharePoint object model explorer. It enables you to browse every site on the local farm and view every property. It also enables you to change the properties.
A SharePoint Solution Package (WSP) creation tool for WSS 3.0 & MOSS 2007 No more manually creating the manifest.xml file. No more manually specifying the DDF file. No more using the makecab.exe application.
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