Extend projects

Applies to: yesVisual Studio noVisual Studio for Mac

Projects and solutions are the ways Visual Studio organizes code and resource files into compilation and deployment units. You can find more information about projects in Projects (Visual Studio SDK).

You can create your own project types with the Visual Studio SDK and the Managed Package Framework for Projects, which you can download at Managed Package Framework for Projects. To understand how custom projects are implemented, see New project generation: Under the hood, part one and New project generation: Under the hood, part two.

The topics in this section describe how to create custom projects and how to manage different types of Visual Studio solution.

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