STSDEV version 1.2

Rating:        Based on 4 ratings
Reviewed:  3 reviews
Downloads: 38015
Released: Jan 22, 2008
Updated: Apr 29, 2008 by dmann
Dev status: -not yet defined by owner-

Recommended Download

Documentation STSDEV_01_Introduction.wmv
documentation, 14627K, uploaded Jan 24, 2008 - 14226 downloads

Other Available Downloads

Documentation STSDEV_02_CreatingFeatures.wmv
documentation, 7930K, uploaded Jan 24, 2008 - 8976 downloads
Documentation STSDEV_03_CreatingWebParts.wmv
documentation, 6912K, uploaded Jan 24, 2008 - 8686 downloads
application, 78K, uploaded Mar 17, 2008 - 4117 downloads
Source Code
source code, 147K, uploaded Mar 17, 2008 - 2010 downloads

Release Notes

The zip archive named just contains a single binary for the stsdev.exe utitilty (along with a configuration file and 2 plugin assemblies) which can be run on a SharePoint 2007 development workstation running WSS 3.0 or MOSS with either Visual Studio 2005 or Visual Studio 2008.

The source code for stsdev.exe is included in the zip archive named This zip archive also includes two plugins:
  • WcmSolutionProviders which demonstrates a sample of creating an external solution provider which can be used to generate custom solutions with the stsdev.exe utility.
  • WFActivitySolutionProvider which creates a fully functional shell for a new Workflow Activity and SharePoint Designer Action/Condition.

Tutorial Screencasts

  1. STSDEV01Introduction.wmv: A basic introduction to the STSDEV utility which covers setup and usage including an exploration of the basic Visual Studio project structure that is generated for all STSDEV-generated solutions. You should view this screencast before any of the others.
  2. STSDEV02CreatingFeatures.wmv: A tutorial of creating a simple Visual Studio project to develop and debug a Feature targeting WSS or MOSS.
  3. STSDEV03CreatingWebParts.wmv: A tutorial of creating a simple Visual Studio project to develop and debug a Web Parts targeting WSS or MOSS.


4/29/08: An update is in the works that will address as many of the issues/bugs reported for the current release as possible. We are also planning to add direct Visual Studio integration as well as the ability to add new items to an existing project and possibly also support for VB.Net. Please continue to report bugs on the Issues List. Once our plans are set, we will post information as to the planned schedule here. Thanks for your interest in this tool.

Reviews for this release

thank you ! ddddddd
by summercotton on Dec 3, 2009 at 2:44 PM
rockin tool
by Shobhav on Nov 13, 2009 at 2:26 PM
deployment, configurability, ...
by bcjung on Sep 24, 2008 at 11:43 PM