A simple piece of code to take care of all those lonely, template-less documents which were in place BEFORE you remembered to assign a default template for their document type - yes, it happens when you open your back-end to the client for data entry before starting to develop the front end. And yes, client requests like that do happen.
DLL mode, AppData mode, or maybe something hybrid that will allow better source control integration, freedom of choice on deployment and more control? I'm exploring a new setup, see if it suits you too.
We created a quick-and-dirty solution for when you don't want to (or can't) use the new Umbraco strongly-typed models (Models Builder) but you still need IntelliSense for your property names.