It is common nowadays to create a separate DLL that contains shared logic for applications.…That way you have a centralized assembly that contains the compiled code.…You also have one project where you can write and debug that shared code.…In .NET, you create a class library to accomplish this.…When you compile that class library, it generates a DLL.…I'm inside Visual Studio, and I've opened this Solution…called CreateClassLibrary.…There are two projects already in here.…There is a Visual Basic console application, and there is a WPF application…that's written in C#.…
Now I'm going to add a shared library.…I'm going to go to the solution, right- click and choose to add a new project.…I'm then going to choose this Class Library Template and then type in the name…TextLibrary for the Name, and then click OK.…Now, I'm going to compile the application to show you what happens.…When I build the solution, it's going to compile all three projects. And if I…right-click on the TextLibrary and choose Open Folder in Windows Explorer,…
- 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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