VSPackages are software modules that extend the Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE) by providing UI elements, services, projects, editors, and designers.
Presents the important elements of a VSPackage.
Discusses how to use the Visual Studio Integration Package Wizard to create a basic implementation of a simple VSPackage.
Discusses how to register a VSPackage by using the RegPkg utility.
Discusses problems that you may experience with your VSPackage and gives tips for solving them.
Discusses the use of an activity log to help with debugging VSPackages in retail environments.
Explains how and when VSPackages are loaded by Visual Studio.
Explains how to save, restore, and change the state of a VSPackage.
Shows how to advertise a VSPackage within Visual Studio.
Explains how to obtain and install a PLK.
Presents a collection of VSPackage internals and advanced topics
Helps you to create more secure products by understanding security vulnerabilities.
VSPackage samples you can load in Visual Studio.
Contains responses to questions and issues about VSPackages from the Visual Studio user community.
Describes Visual Studio and its IDE, and introduces strategies and techniques for extending the IDE.