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Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition by Mike Snell, Lars Powers

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Creating Your First Extension

Before getting started, you will need to take care of one prerequisite: installing the Visual Studio software development kit (SDK). The SDK provides the VSIX project template, along with various project item templates, that we will use to build our extension. To start, create a new project; with the SDK installed, you will see a VSIX Project entry under the Extensibility category of your language of choice. Select the project template, and click OK in the New Project dialog (see Figure 15.1).

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FIGURE 15.1 Selecting the VSIX project type.

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VSIX is simply the name for the deployable package that contains the ...

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