AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft

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AddOn Studio 2015 for World of Warcraft
AddOn Studio 2010 for World of Warcraft

AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft is a WoW AddOn editor which features a professional Lua editor, a WoW UI designer, and support for Curse Forge repositories.

Editions

For World of Warcraft

This version is based on Visual Studio 2022, as version 7.0, and has been available since early 2022. Originally released during Shadowlands, support still continues for all current versions of WoW. This is a currently maintained edition.
This version is based on Visual Studio 2015, as version 4.0, and has been available since late 2016. Originally released during Draenor, support still continues for all current versions of WoW. This is a currently maintained edition.
This version is based on Visual Studio 2010, as version 3.0, and has been available since late 2010. Originally released during Cataclysm, support still continues for new versions of WoW. This is a currently maintained edition.
This version is no longer maintained. This version was based on Visual Studio 2008, but was never formally released. The last downloadable release was version 2.0 Beta 2, on or around February 11, 2009. The last source code and CodePlex site snapshot has been preserved here: AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft 2.0 on GitHub
  • AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft version 1.0
This version is no longer maintained. The original product version 1.0 based on Visual Studio 2005, and was released around the 2007 time frame.

Details

AddOn Studio is a fully-featured integrated development environment, with many tools and features specifically for use with Lua and World of Warcraft AddOn development.

AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft includes:

  • A modern Lua editing and project management
  • Integrated and visual SVN, Git, and CurseForge compatible repository SCC
  • Real-time 'Intellisense' style tooltips and code completion
  • WoW specific UI visualization and editing
  • Asset management and browsing for WoW and AddOn resources
  • Deploy and launch features for WoW AddOns
  • WoW compatible integrated test runtime for Lua snippets
  • WoW Lua and WoW Widget and API documentation
  • and many more...

Other Editions

For WildStar

AddOn Studio for WildStar is a version of AddOn Studio for the NCSOFT game WildStar.

The initial Beta release of AddOn Studio for WildStar was May 2017 for testing.
The initial Beta release of AddOn Studio for WildStar was May 2017 for testing.

Press

For a big chunk of the gaming population, AddOns are mysterious things you download and hope will run. But for many talented people, they're an opportunity to help the community and make things easier for the rest of us. [...]

Specifically, AddOn Studio will provide an interface that allows AddOn creators to build in familiar surroundings. You'll also have the ability to auto-generate items like the table of contents or lua events. Error checking for FrameXML and Lua parsing also helps to speed the AddOn process up. Likewise, they have included Ace2 templates so you can still tap into one of the most commonly used AddOn libraries and updater systems. [...]

References

  1. AddOn Studio for WoW, Marcie Knox, 2007-12-17, Engadget, [1].

See also

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