Microsoft just finished the VSeWSS 1.3 March 2009 CTP which released a couple of days ago. Read about the new features in the release notes and if there’s anything we missed, please tell us.

If you want to see how easy it is to get going with SharePoint Development using VSeWSS, check out Kirk Evans short screecast showing building a Web Part, packaging and deploying it and some of the new features that make workarounds a thing of the past.

If you want to learn SharePoint Development using VSeWSS, check out the hands on labs and training videos at

Also released today is a set of 10 new theme projects for VSeWSS. These are individual Visual Studio 2008 projects which when deployed to SharePoint offer fresh new designed themes you can use in your projects.

And Daniel Brown has wrapped these themes into WSP