We recommend using Visual Studio 2017

Releasing a Visual Studio Integration Product


The topics in this section show you how to release your Visual Studio integration product by building and installing VSPackages and using Visual Studio Integration Test (VSIT).

In This Section

Installing VSPackages

Discusses how to build and install VSPackages and how to support users who are running multiple versions of Visual Studio at the same time.

RegPkg Utility

Describes the RegPkg utility, which is used to register a VSPackage and prepare it for deployment.


Provides VSIP partners with a redistributable version of the Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE) so that they can add their own development tools and computer languages.

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Customizing for Testing By Using the Visual Studio SDK

Describes how to use the Team Edition for Testers suite to create, manage, edit, and run tests, and also obtain and store test results.