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2.0.0 r4 for Visual Studio 2010

Rating:        Based on 5 ratings
Reviewed:  5 reviews
Downloads: 3023
Released: Jul 22, 2011
Updated: Jun 20, 2012 by andym1978
Dev status: Beta Help Icon

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Release Notes

Configuration Section Designer is a Visual Studio add-in that allows you to graphically design .NET Configuration Sections and automatically generates all the required code and a schema definition (XSD) for them.

This release targets Visual Studio 2010 and utilizes the VSIX extension architecture.

This is a beta release. Please do not hesitate to report any issues in the "Issue Tracker".

Change Log

  • Version 2.0.0 r4
    • Fixes
      • Added "Project Templates" for CSD projects, which had been missing in the VS2010 version.
  • Version 2.0.0 r3
    • Fixes
      • Adjusted the VSIX package to prevent most cases of the "path too long" exception when installed on Windows XP machines.


  • Uninstall existing version of the Configuration Section Designer extension in Visual Studio 2010.
  • Download and run the VSIX package to install.

Visual Studio 2005 and 2008 Users

You will need to go to the version 1.x downloads.

Reviews for this release

I have hand coded complex sections. it sucks big time. This tool is great! a bit of buggyness but totally sweet! Makes it a breeze! Thanks!! :D
by Stonie on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:33 AM
Simple and very effective.
by rmaciag on Nov 28, 2011 at 9:36 AM
CSD has saved me many, many hours of time and frustration.
by glabelle0912 on Sep 9, 2011 at 5:18 PM
Awesome! SOOO glad to see a VS 2010 version for this. Had to work on a project that used the previous version, and it's the last remnant of VS 2008 on my system. Assuming the 2010 version isn't buggy, this is a great tool!
by qstarin on Aug 17, 2011 at 8:11 PM
I just came here as a coincidence and I really like your project, saves a lot of time. Way to go! :-)
by gamosoft on Jul 22, 2011 at 6:54 PM