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Source Control


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The latest version of this topic can be found at Source Control.

This section discusses the options for implementing source control as an integrated feature of Visual Studio, either through a source control plug-in or a source control VSPackage.

Presents the important information that you must have to start working with source control.

An overview of the two available options for implementing source control.

Creating a Source Control Plug-in
Discusses how to create a source control plug-in that supplies source control functionality through the Visual Studio source control user interface (UI).

Creating a Source Control VSPackage
Discusses how to create a source control VSPackage that not only supplies source control functionality but can be used to customize the Visual Studio source control UI.

Source Control Plug-ins
Reference for the Source Control Plug-in API.

Extending Projects
Describes how to use Visual Studio projects and solutions to organize code files and resource files, and how to implement source control.