I compiled and installed a couple of Visual Studio add-ins that I thought quite useful for those dealing with XML, in particular pasting them into VS.
In my case, I had to paste a long XML from my API document and did not want to escape everything.
This is the source site: http://smartpaster2010.codeplex.com/
o Binary version did not load in Visual Studio 2010 64-bit (exception was thrown), so I recompiled it and it worked just fine.
Paste XML as Type
This add-in is really cool for REST APIs. You copy a XML (like from our MSDN documentation) and it paste it as a serializable type. All classes are automatically generated.
It was included in Microsoft WCF REST Starter Kit Preview 2: http://aspnet.codeplex.com/releases/view/24644
o It doesn’t have a binary version, so I compiled this add-in and made it available too