Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Deploying a basic Windows application, part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
The simplest way to deploy your .NET Windows application is to copy the files…to a folder on the user's computer.…Visual Studio plays no role in this deployment, other than compiling the finished…executable. But let me show you this basic deployment anyway as it sets the…stage for other movies in this chapter.…For this movie, I'm going to be using an application called PixelSmithDesktop.…This is a simple WPF application.…Let me show you what it looks like.…I'll run the application.…It has a series of buttons on the left side of the screen.…When I click the Add Ellipse button, it adds an ellipse to the designer surface.…
Then I can select a different color and add another ellipse or add a rectangle,…and I can even add an image.…So it's relatively easy to build this in WPF.…The drag and drop behavior comes from a behavior that's part of the…Expression Blend library.…So in my applications folder, if you were to look in the compile folder--…for instance, in the debug folder-- you'll see that I have a reference to 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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