Building your application


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Building your application

Before you can deploy your application, you have to create an executable file. This is done by compiling your application. Simply compiling your code is rarely enough with modern applications, however. There may be many operations you must perform to get the source ready for the compile and tasks that need to be run after the compile is finished. There are tools available to help this process. They are known as automated build tools. Visual Studio contains a build tool. You use it every time you compile, run, or debug your application from within Visual Studio. It goes by the name of MSBuild.

I'll show you how to customize your build process with Visual Studio, but first, let's look at the basic build tools. I am inside Visual Studio, and I'm going to create a new project: File > New > Project. I'm going to go to our movie chapter, which is out on our Desktop, and then I am going to create a C# console application. There it is. I'll just except the default names and c...

Building your application
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Building your application provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training

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