Visual Studio Plugins

Here’s my favorite Visual Studio plug-ins. All of these are links for the 2010 version of Visual Studio.


Resharper – Invaluable extension for refactoring, code completion, code tips, and a ton of other cool stuff.

Developer bundle which includes ANTS Performance Profiler, ANTS Memory Profiler, Exception Hunter, & .NET Reflector Pro

Winforms Controls – an extensive library of UI controls.

Visual Studio PowerCommands – PowerCommands 10.0 is a set of useful extensions for the Visual Studio 2010 adding additional functionality to various areas of the IDE.

Visual Studio Productivity Power Tools – Power Tools are a set of enhancements, tools and command-line utilities.

Visual Studio Power Tools – Adds additional functionality for the modeling tools.

Visual Studio Color Theme Editor – Allows users to customize the Visual Studio 2010 color palette used for menus, toolbars, tabs, title bars, and other environment colors.

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) Power Tools – A plug-in to Visual Studio, Alerts Explorer provides a graphical user interface that supports flexible subscription of alerts based on check-in, work item change, or build completion.