VSPackages

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VSPackages are software modules that extend the Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE) by providing UI elements, services, projects, editors, and designers.

In This Section

Specifying VSPackage File Location to the VS Shell
Explains how to specify the VSPackage location to the Visual Studio shell.

Resources in VSPackages
Explains how to manage resources in VSPackages.

Best Practices for Security in VSPackages
Helps you to create more secure products by understanding security vulnerabilities.