Chapter 14. Writing Add-Ins and Wizards

As robust as Visual Studio is in terms of features and capabilities, its designers cannot anticipate every single possible scenario. Nor can Microsoft move at a fast enough clip to deliver enough versions of Visual Studio to satisfy all the various requirements that individual developers or companies might have. And so, Visual Studio has been constructed in a way that allows .NET developers to reach out and customize the behavior of the IDE, or even add new behaviors. Add-ins are the vehicles for accomplishing this. Add-ins are compiled projects written in ...

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