This last week saw Windows Live SkyDrive get released into open beta, changing its name from Windows Live Folders to its new incarnation. With it came a lot of new features; one of these was the ability to embed a link to a file or folder in your blog post or website. So I figured a plugin could be useful here for Windows Live Writer to give an easier way of embedding that code.
For this plugin, I decided that I would write it using Visual Studio 2008, so this is my first plugin to come straight from Microsoft’s new IDE, and with it came a couple of teething problems with the installer which are now resolved. So how does this plugin work? Well, you take the address of what you want to embed and put it straight into the plugin:
Choose how you want it to appear on your blog page and you’re set. Now, you might have noticed the Use iFrame option, this is for blog providers who do not allow the <iframe> tag within blog posts: if your blog doesn’t allow it, then uncheck it and it will put different code in, but will basically give you the same results.
As with my other plugins, I have also put this on CodePlex.