SSDT Should Use Visual Studio Extensions and Updates Facility for Updates - by ColinBowern

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ID 795147 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Suggestion Repros 0
Opened 7/26/2013 1:11:51 PM
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One thing I find frustrating is when vendors and product groups ignore the built-in functionality  in the shell.  In this case Visual Studio is popping up telling me there is an update to SSDT.  In this case it is for the Transact-SQL ScriptDom (64-bit).  When I click "Update" it brings me to the SSDT download page.  This seems unnecessary given the built-in Extensions and Updates functionality already in the shell.
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Posted by Microsoft on 7/31/2013 at 9:13 AM
Starting with the next version of VS SSDT will use the standard VSUpdate mechanism.