Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Formatting your code, part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
Visual Studio assists you in writing readable code by automatically indenting…and aligning your text.…Many people use the default settings without a second thought, but with a little…effort you can configure the formatting so that you have better control over…how your code is arranged. Let me show you.…I am inside Visual Studio, and I have opened a project…called FormattingYourCode.…This has two C# files: Book.cs-- I'll double-click to open that--and…Program.cs. And it also has a WPF user control, SampleWpfControl, which…contains some XML markup down here.…
I'm going to open the Book.cs file, and I'm going to show you the…SmartIndent feature.…Now, SmartIndenting means what happens when you hit the Enter key on one line and…move to the next line.…So to configure this setting,…I'm going to go to Tools > Options, and I'm going to open the Text Editor node,…and then I'm going to click on the All Languages.…This way I can make the changes, and it will affect every code editor.…I'm going to click on Tabs, and I'll start by choosing None for the Indenting.…
- 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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