Category Archives: Announcement

Insight Client & Project Updates

Feedback continues to pour in regarding our new product, CodeSmith Insight, and we are absolutely ecstatic that so many people have taken such an extensive interest in our new service. You are talking and we are listening! People using WinForms, WebForms, and ASP.NET MVC have been very impressed with the Insight client and how incredibly …Read More

PLINQO 5.0 – An ORM for 2010!

The year is 2010. Visual Studio’s UI is all new. The .NET framework is on version 4.0. …and PLINQO continues to bring you the latest and greatest in LINQ to SQL enhancements! If you haven’t experienced PLINQO yet or would like to learn more, be sure to watch the new PLINQO Overview. Also, we have …Read More


The CodeSmith Tools (Shannon and Tom) are back on the road and delivering their first presentation of the new decade, in Houston!If you or any developers that you know will be in the Houston area on Thursday, March 11th, you should come see us and learn more about PLINQO, the replace and enhance alternative for …Read More

CodeSmith 5.2 Available Now

VS2010 Support is Here! No need to worry when upgrading to Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2, your favorite code generator now fully supports the latest version of Visual Studio. Performance was also a major focus in the last few versions of CodeSmith. CodeSmith now loads faster, templates load faster and the entire code generation experience …Read More

PLINQO @ Fort Worth DNUG

The CodeSmith Tools (Shannon and Tom) are continuing their PLINQO presentation tour! Second stop: Fort WorthIf you or any developers that you know will be in the Forth Worth area on October 20th, you should come see us and learn more about PLINQO, the replace and enhance alternative for LINQ to SQL! Forth Worth DNUGTopic: …Read More

CodeSmith Video Tutorials Available

You asked, we listened! The CodeSmith community has requested more video tutorials demonstrating best practices for getting the most out of your CodeSmith investment. We are responding by announcing today the first of many video tutorials that will be released over the next few months. Our first 2 videos are CodeSmith Projects and Schema Explorer. …Read More

CodeSmith Templates Now Available On Google Code!

Now you can keep up with the latest CodeSmith templates simply by staying in sync with the CodeSmith project on Google Code (located at We’ve created this project so that the CodeSmith community can always have easy access to the latest updates and contribute patches and samples. Because we’re always open to feedback and …Read More

CodeSmith 4.0 Change History

Build 4.0.0 (Beta 2) * All CodeSmith samples and documents are now stored in the user’s My Documents folder. * All config data is now stored in the user’s profile directory. * CodeSmith should now work in non-admin scenerios and in Vista with UAC turned on. * ActiveSnippets will now show usage information when you …Read More

CodeSmith Wins “Best Utility” Award

CodeSmith has won the "Best Utility" award in the asp.netPRO Readers’ Choice Awards! Thanks to our incredible user base, CodeSmith was able to win this category that included many other great software development products. Thank you to everyone that voted!