Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Connecting your data, part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
A nice improvement for our application would be to store our searches in a database.…Visual Studio contains a number of useful data tools.…We'll look at the Data Sources window, and the drag-and-drop binding in his movie.…I'm inside Visual Studio.…I've opened the Solution called InfoReaderData, which contains one project…called InfoReaderV4.…I've got this MainWindow.xaml file, which is a continuation from the other…movies in this chapter.…I'm going to take the information when you click on either of these search buttons, and…I'm going to store it in the database.…
Then I'm going to show you your history of your searches over in this list…box on the History tab.…The first thing I need to do is add a database.…To do that, I'm going to go to my project, right-click, and choose Add > Existing Item.…Then I'm going to navigate out to my Desktop, find the Exercise Files folder,…and look in the Assets folder.…Be sure and change this dropdown to show All Files.…For today, I'm going to use a compact SQL database.…
- 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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