How to license .NET components and controls using Microsoft’s LicenseProvider Class
Microsoft allows software developers to create tools which extend and add functionality to Visual Studio. This makes software developers more productive. As a .NET component or control developer, it is important to protect your intellectual property with a method to verify that a developer is authorized to use your product.
Our latest blog post talks about the two ways controls and components get instantiated inside of the two environments in which they run, and how to license accordingly.