One of the most exciting aspects of Visual Studio 2010 is the tight integration it will have with SharePoint. The Visual Studio team has worked hard to make the SharePoint developer experience much more streamlined and less dependent upon manual configuration files and custom scripts. They have also made a tremendous investment into extensibility, allowing developers to move beyond the out-of-the box features and create their own custom extensions to fit their individual or team development environment. In this series, we will explore the new code deployment functionality in Visual Studio 2010 and take a deep dive into creating our own custom deployment extensions.
SharePoint 2010 Code Deployment, Part One – Eric Shupps