Before delving into the details about plug-in development, you want to review deployment options so that you can easily follow the sample code included with the development section of this chapter.
The first step in plug-in deployment involves registering your plug-in and signing the assembly with a strong-name key file. A strong-name key is necessary for security reasons so that the assembly can be trusted to execute external code, such as when invoking a web service. To sign your assemblies, follow these steps:
1. Go to Solution Explorer and select your project; right-click and select the Properties menu option (see Figure 23.7).
2. Go to the Signing tab, and check the Sign ...