Visual Studio 2010 SDK Samples

Visual Studio 2010 is an integrated development environment (IDE) that allows you to develop a wide variety of software applications quickly and easily. The Visual Studio SDK provides a framework that you can use to extend the functionality of Visual Studio 2010.

To get started first you will need to download and installed Visual Studio 2010 SP1 and the Visual Studio 2010 SDK.  To work with the latest updates available install Visual Studio 2010 , Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1, and the Visual Studio 2010 SDK in the following order:

  1. Visual Studio 2010
  2. Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1
  3. Visual Studio 2010 Servcie Pack 1 SDK
  4. Visual Studio 2010 Visualization & Modeling SDK
  5. Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 RTM Extensibility Toolkit

 The Visual Studio 2010 SDK will help you extend all aspects of the Visual Studio IDE.  These samples will help provide examples on how to extend the following areas of Visual Studio: