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 the Visual Studio Integration Test (VSIT). A valid package load key (PLK) is required for each VSPackage in your product. For information about obtaining and installing PLKs, see VSPackage Load Keys.
In This Section
Product Release Essentials
Presents best practices for setup development and testing.
Discusses how to build and install VSPackages and how to support users who are running multiple versions of Visual Studio at the same time.
Describes the RegPkg utility, which is used to register a VSPackage and prepare it for deployment.
Visual Studio Integration Tests
Describes the VSIT suite for conducting integration testing.
Visual Studio SDK Redistributable Components
Discusses components that you can distribute to users according to the terms of the Visual Studio SDK license agreement.
Visual Studio Shell (Integrated Mode) Setup and User Guide
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.
Installation and Deployment Frequently Asked Questions
Contains responses to questions and issues about installation and deployment from the Visual Studio user community.
Visual Studio Team Edition for Testers
Describes how to use the Team Edition for Testers suite to create, manage, edit, and run tests, and also obtain and store test results.
Visual Studio Integration Architecture
Describes Visual Studio and its IDE, and introduces strategies and techniques for extending the IDE.