Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Refactoring VB with CodeRush Xpress, part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
If you are a Visual Basic programmer, you don't have refactoring in…Visual Studio by default.…There is a free CodeRush Xpress tool, however, that is sanctioned by Microsoft.…If you plan on following along with me in these demos, you need to install the Xpress tool.…I have included a copy of the installer in the Exercise Files folder, and then…the Installers folder.…This is the file you want to install, CodeRushXpress.…Once you've installed CodeRushXpress, you need to restart Visual Studio. Then…the next time you run it, you may need to enable DevExpress.…On my machine, I have to go to DevExpress load.…
For my first refactoring, I am going to open this Program.vb file, and I am…going to do a simple rename refactoring.…I am going to click on the letter b, and I am going to invoke the Refactoring menu.…It's down here.…It has an exclamation on end of the name. That's how we know it's the CodeRush Refactor.…The refactoring that I want to do today is Rename Local.…I am going to press the Enter key, and notice that there are two blue bounding…
- 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.
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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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