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Vingy - Visual Studio Instant Search Addin – Goes Open Source

Some time, back I created a web search plug-in for Visual Studio, so that I can search the web (mainly sites like StackOverflow, CodeProject, MSDN etc) in a non intrusive way, with out leaving the IDE.About VingyYou can install Vingy from the Visual Studio Gallery hereSearching with Vingy is pretty straight forward. You can initiate a Search in two ways.By typing the text in the Vingy search box and pressing ‘Enter’ or by clicking the ‘Go’ button By highlighting some text in the editor when you type in Visual Studio, and then pressing Ctrl + 1
See this link for usage detailsGoing Open SourceToday, I’ve decided to open source Vingy, so that you can also hack it and bend it as you like. You can find the source code at It is a very minimal example of creating a Visual Studio Package, using the Visual Studio SDK.You need to download and install VS SDK 2010 from hereThe Visual Studio 2010 SDK provides tools and templates for building Visual Studio extensions. By …