GAT 2010

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The Guidance Automation Toolkit (GAT) is a Visual Studio extension that helps build guidance packages, which empower software teams to automate key development tasks (like custom templates, wizards, and code generation) inside Visual Studio.

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Visual Studio
2010
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6/29/2012
2.0.20406.0
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by Sergio Parra | April 27 2013

great extension

by PandacornMagic | August 02 2010

by Bitbierchen | July 21 2010

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  • What is the Replacement for GAT?
    2 Posts | Last post June 29, 2012
    • Is GAT being retired because there is, or will be, a replacement? If so, please provide "guidance" as to what that replacement might be.
      
      John Saunders
      
    • GAX/GAT 2010 has been open-sourced - http://opengax.codeplex.com. The community now owns it.
      Microsoft no longer maintains this project.
  • Auto enable a guidance package
    1 Posts | Last post June 24, 2011
    • I am currently creating a Guidance Package using GAX / GAT 2010. We have a lot of developers and a lot of (existing) solutions for which the package will be used, so it will be a big burden for all developers to manually enable the guidance package for the solutions. Therefore, I am looking for a way to automatically enable my guidance package. Is it possible to auto enable my guidance package for every solution or even when VS starts? I tried searching the net and the GAX forum (which isn't very active anymore it seems), but I can't find anywhere how this can be accomplished. Only thing I find so far is the following post: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vsgatk/thread/d2cbc049-dd51-4119-9e9e-c17f797afddf However, I have no clue on how to apply this to my package and if this would solve my problem. 
      
      I would appreciate any help. 
      
  • Why do I get this error when I try to install the VSIX?
    1 Posts | Last post August 16, 2010
    • When I try to install GAT or GAX I get "The system cannot find the path specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x080070003"). Why and what do I do to fix it?  These are new Windows 7-64 Bit machines with only VS2010 Ultimate installed on them. I get the same issue with Windows Vista 32.