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SnipPit - A Snippet Repository

, 12 May 2008
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A SQL Server based VS add-in (and separate desktop app) snippet respository.

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Introduction

SnipPit is a Visual Studio (VS) 2008 Add-In (and a desktop application is included too) that allows for storing, retrieving, and searching for code snippets. It allows for keywords, code/language types (C#, VB, C++, etc.; you could even use this for code categories I suppose, if you really wanted to), multiple users, public and private snippets. It also provides a right-click menu within VS, and comes with a desktop program for use in apps other than VS. I wrote it for my personal use, but have seen others requesting snippet functionality like this, so I figured I'd share it.

Using the code

Install the Desktop Version first (binary) to get all the files in the right places. There is a ReadMe .rtf and .doc that are the same. Read one of them! You'll have to install the add-in source, and compile and run it to install it and be able to use it (it's all in the ReadMe).

Points of interest

I think I did at least a half-way decent job to make the code readable, usable, and efficient, but I'm quite sure it could be improved in all of those areas. I hope it is helpful/useful to many.

History

  • v1.0 - First public release.

License

This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

About the Author

Marckus

United States United States
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Comments and Discussions

 
GeneralError trying to retrieve Snippet PinmemberPeterA19-May-08 19:13 
AnswerRe: Error trying to retrieve Snippet Pinmembermarckusdavis5-Jun-08 4:03 

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