Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Building the UI with the editors, part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
To get started with my app, I'm going to use the designer in Visual Studio to…create a basic shell.…The word designer has special meaning inside Visual Studio.…A designer is a special window that supports drag-and-drop and mouse…interactions for creating the user interface.…This designer is also responsible for generating code, or XML markup.…I'm inside Visual Studio, and I have opened the solution called InfoReader.…Inside the solution are two projects:…version 1 and version 2 of InfoReader.…I'm going to start obviously in version 1, and I'm going to edit…this MainWindow.xaml.…
If you want to know how to create your own solution in your own project, check…out some other movies in this course.…This is the basic WPF Editing window.…This is the designer surface on the top half of the screen.…Usually on the left edge of the screen is the Toolbox.…If you don't see the Toolbox, you may need to go to the View menu and turn on the Toolbox.…It also may be docked to the side over here.…Once you have the Toolbox there, you can then pick up an element--like this…
- Creating a Visual Studio project
- Building the user interface
- Binding to an RSS feed
- Coding with IntelliSense
- Creating rich Internet applications with Silverlight
- Building Windows applications with Windows Forms
- Integrating with SQL Server
- Working with Microsoft Office applications
- Understanding extensibility in Visual Studio
- Working with data, ADO.NET and datasets
- Using source control
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: Which edition of Visual Studio 2010 do I need to follow along in this course?
A: The course is taught with Visual Studio 2010 Professional, but can also be used with the Premium or Ultimate editions. The Express editions of Visual Studio, including Visual Basic 2010 Express, Visual C# 2010 Express, and Visual C++ Express, are not covered in this course.
Q: I'm attempting to download the exercise files for this course, and my virus protection is blocking me from unzipping the downloaded file. Are the files corrupted?
A: The alert is a false-positive message. Your antivirus software is detecting the active code included in the exercise files, which in some ways resembles viral code. There is nothing to be alarmed about and you can ignore the warning. This is common among coding courses and environments.
1. Getting Started
2. Exploring the Visual Studio Workspace (IDE)
3. Building a Simple Application
4. Exploring the Code Editors
5. Working with Code
6. Understanding the Project Types
7. Digging Into Your Data
8. Debugging Your Application
9. Testing Your Application
10. Deploying Your Application
11. Working with Source Control
12. Integrating with Microsoft Office Applications
Making an Excel 2010 add-in5m 21s
13. Extending Visual Studio
14. Configuring Your Application
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