The Project Provider Framework is an API provided by LabVIEW that has minimal support from NI. This API can be used to create new types of project items, add new menu items, and other stuff like that. They only share documentation about the API with those who apply to be partners, however, and there is a signature mechanism to enforce this. Well I've figured out how that signature is generated, so hopefully the LAVA community can do some cool stuff with this! I haven't really played around with