If you have ever had to edit the CRM 2011 Ribbon by hand you have probably come close to considering a change in career. Fortunately your worries are over; Scott Durrow at Develop1 has created a really impressive editor – Ribbon Workbench.
I cannot recommend it highly enough, it has a wide range of features, can handle complex buttons such as flyouts, allows easy editing and layout, binds to web resources and basically removes any need for hand editing. He has also published a set of blog posts and articles to describe its usage.
Get it here.