I am sure developing and writing code is like creating other digital content - as you get into your groove you do not want anything to disrupt that flow.

That is where today's resource comes in - giving you the ability to directly open something your working on directly from the Visual Studio interface. These will easily save you a couple of clicks each time you use them and that can be valuable grooving time when you are in the swing of things.

Greg Trevellick has built 22 of these Open in extensions for Visual Studio and all of them are available in the Visual Studio Marketplace. Another unique aspect of these extensions is that Trevellick has made them all open source and you can contribute, comment, and report bugs as you use them yourself.

Here are just a few of the Open in extensions he has built so far:

-- Open in Paint.net

-- Open in Xamarin Studio

-- Open in Opera

-- Open in GIMP

-- Open in Markdown Monster

You can check out all 22 extensions in the Visual Studio marketplace.

Source: Channel 9 Coding4Fun Blog

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