ReswPlus is a Visual Studio extension enriching your existing .resw files with many highly valuable features:
Access to strings via strongly typed static properties. Automatically generate methods to format your strings Support typed and named parameters, literal strings, string references and Macros Pluralization support (for 196 languages!). Support empty states when the number of items is zero. Variants support Generate a Markup extension to access to your strings with compile-time verification.
###Guides, tutorials and documentation here: https://github.com/reswplus/ReswPlus/wiki