What is meta? ×
Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 129 Stack Exchange communities.

Do you know if anybody has ever created a plug-in to access Stack Overflow from Visual Studio?

I'd like to be able to search, answer, and vote for Q&As from within the IDE.

share|improve this question
4  
Did you decide you no longer want to be productive? –  alex May 2 '11 at 6:49
9  
Why in the world would you want to do this? All that creating a Stack Overflow plug-in for Visual Studio would do is encourage people to ask questions before debugging their code or reading the applicable documentation. And, on the other site, it would encourage them to simply copy and paste code from answers into their projects, rather than thinking through and trying to understand what it does. Overall, a terrible idea. –  Cody Gray May 2 '11 at 7:07
    
I think it is a fascinating idea although not much need due to the excellent browsers we have these days –  prusswan Dec 29 '11 at 4:03

3 Answers 3

To answer, vote on Stack Overflow, you need a web browser for now.

enter image description here

enter image description here

share|improve this answer
1  
+1 for the answer, but tempted to -1 because you are still using VS2008... –  slugster May 2 '11 at 11:32

Did a search on: www.stackapps.com

This is the only vstudio plugin that I found:

StackOverflow Notifications in Visual Studio 2010 Extension

share|improve this answer

VSCommands has a toolbar and notifications. I have VSC but I don't use the toolbar, so I'm not sure exactly what it does.

http://vscommands.com/features/

share|improve this answer

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .