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Visual Studio Software Development Kit (SDK)

The Visual Studio SDK includes documentation, samples, and code to help you develop products that integrate with the Visual Studio development system.

The Visual Studio Extensibility Developer Center on the MSDN Web site offers the latest news and information about Visual Studio extensibility. You can also download the Visual Studio 2010 SP1 SDK release.

Introducing the Visual Studio SDK

Describes how you can automate and extend Visual Studio, and links to more detailed information.

Visual Studio Integration SDK

Describes how you can extend the Visual Studio development environment.

Customizing for Testing By Using the Visual Studio SDK

Shows how you can extend Team Edition for Testers to add new test types.

Visual Studio SDK Reference

Provides links to various references.

Visual Studio

Contains the documentation for Visual Studio.