I’m trying my hand at making using some of our stuff a bit easier. Today I burned some time trying to understand the project template infrastructure and the result was the creation of a couple VSIX files for installing IoC templates into Visual Studio.
Right now it only supports desktop projects (IoC supports Windows Phone, Mono for Android, Monotouch and Compact Framework). I’ve also not figured out how to actually deploy the IoC and Extensions binaries with the templates, so when you create your project, the References section will contain IoC references, but they’ll be broken. Still, as a first cut it greatly simplifies setting up a new IoC UI (SmartClientApplication) or IoC Module project.
You can install the templates in one of three ways: