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I was wondering if there some automatic way to deploy resources (images / resource files) to IIS virutal directory from visual studio/ deployment instead of having to manually copy it to the virtual directory?

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This is exactly what the SharePoint wsp package format is for. A quick Google found these 2 links.

More on Google.

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great and u can access it in code with just /AppGlobalResources/... – Bassel Alkhateeb Nov 4 '10 at 9:42
You may want to check out 3.2.3 and 4 in our free development guidelines as – Muhimbi Nov 4 '10 at 14:33

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