As a programmer, you spend a sizable portion of your workday writing text. Oh, sure.…We call it code, but think about it for a minute--…your code is just specialized text.…And you probably write other text documents too. For example, HTML and XML files…are common in software projects.…So it won't surprise you to learn the Visual Studio has lots of text editors.…In this movie, I want to show you some basic settings that you can configure…for any text editor.…I'm inside Visual Studio, and I have opened the BasicEditor project, and then…I've open the Program.cs file.…
I am going to start by showing you some navigation aids along the left edge of the screen.…I am going to edit them by going to Tools > Options.…You need to scroll down in Tools > Options till you get to the Text Editor…section. Here you can see all of the different editors that are available inside…Visual Studio. For example, down here is the XAML editor. Up at the top is some…General settings, and that's where I am going to start.…
- 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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