Top 20 NuGet vsix Packages

When referencing VS SDK NuGet packages using PackageReference, assemblies are referenced instead of linked. This package corrects that.
A NuGet package which can be used to easily create item and project templates for Visual Studio.
VsixTesting allows you to easily test your Visual Studio Extensions.
The power of XAML Styler wrapped up in a small executable that can be integrated into build scripts, git commit templates, and more. This package is built on top of the same styling engine that powers the Visual Studio plugin, and can be configured by specifying an external configuration.
Visual Studio Extensions development SDK
Clide Installer: VSIX, MSI and EXE (chained) installer integration.
Prevents Visual Studio SDK reference assemblies from being included in a VSIX archive.
Provides custom types, helpers and extension methods for Visual Studio extensibility.
Logs exceptions and custom events to Application Insights
The Del Sole's VSIX library helps generating code snippets for Visual Studio 2015 and Visual Studio Code, plus it allows creating VSIX packages to share reusable IntelliSense code snippet files for Visual Studio 2015 and Visual Studio Code. We provide integrated Roslyn code analysis for live issue d...
An installer that can be chained with other packages to locate the latest VSIXInstaller.exe to use for installing VSIX extensions.
Provides custom types, helpers and extension methods for Visual Studio extensibility, particularly its Team Foundation part.
Injects VsixDependency items into the containing VSIX project manifest and VSIX container.
Generates the ThisAssembly partial class and adds a Vsix property containing properties from the source VSIX extension manifest file. These might be useful for conditional behaviors, diagnostics and tracing, and more. Included properties are: Identifier, Name, Description and Author.
Tool to update VSIX packages to v3 for Visual Studio 2017 - can be used with older versions of Visual Studio
After adding this NuGet package to your Visual Studio Package project the build process will be updated and the .vsix file created will be compressed. The % of compression varies from project to project, but its common to see results from 40-70%. By having a smaller .vsix file when users...
Gentle encouragement to rate Visual Studio extensions
Analyzer for comparing JSON and POCO types. Packaged for use in a VSIX project.
A project template for building Library Installer extensions
A NuGet package which can be used to easily create item and project templates for Visual Studio using the dotnet Template Engine (https://github.com/dotnet/templating).