In February I did a blog post called My "First Look at Orcas" Presentation. It provided a good summary of some of the cool web development features coming with Visual Studio "Orcas". If you haven't had a chance to read it, I recommend checking it out here.
Visual Studio also allows you to optionally add documentation comments to your code/libraries that can further help the Intellisense engine, as well as enable developers to provide documentation comments that the VS Intellisense engine can pick up and use for summary comments and type descriptors/validation checking.
For example, if you added this XML summary comment to your code:
Visual Studio will automatically display the summary details, as well as provide in-line help when typing the parameter values:
Bertrand Le Roy from the ASP.NET Team recently made a great blog post that details the documentation summary comment format that is used by both ASP.NET AJAX and Visual Studio "Orcas". Among other great things it includes details on:
- How to Add Summary Details for Classes, Methods and Parameters
I highly recommend checking out his blog post here.
Hope this helps,