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Projects and Solutions

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The topics in this section describe how to use Visual Studio projects and solutions to organize code files and resource files, and how to implement source control.

In This Section

Projects (Visual Studio SDK)

Describes how to extend the Visual Studio project system.

Project Items (Visual Studio SDK)

Shows how to implement a custom tool and then run that tool whenever a project file that is associated with the tool is saved.


Describes how VSPackages can interact with solutions. Also describes how to extend Solution Explorer.


Describes how to integrate wizards into Visual Studio.

Source Control (Visual Studio SDK)

Discusses the options for implementing source control as an integrated feature of Visual Studio.

Projects and Solutions Frequently Asked Questions

Addresses questions from the Visual Studio SDK user community about projects and solutions.

Related Sections

Visual Studio Development Environment SDK

Introduces the Visual Studio SDK and discusses how to build products that run in and extend the Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE).