Windows Live Tools and Visual Studio 2008 RTM

Kevin over at has posted about a slight tweak that’s needed for using the Windows Live Tools with the recently released Visual Studio 2008.

Known Issue: When using the current Windows Live Tools release with the Visual Studio 2008 final release,  you will need to make changes to the web.config file for any project built using the “ASP.NET Windows Live Web Site” template. Please be sure to update the version of the System.Data.DataSetExtensions assembly in web.config file to

Has anyone started using the Live Tools? If so, how are you finding it?

Thanks to Ian for the tip.

Update: Angus has posted that the Windows Live Tools has been refreshed for the Visual Studio 2008 RTM which should mean that the above tip will now be unnecessary. So make sure you go to connect and get the updated set of tools.