Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting options for the IDE, part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
Visual Studio is a tool that I use almost daily.…I have strong opinions about the best way to configure Visual Studio for the way that I work.…The Settings Options dialog is a place to tweak the IDE so that it works the way that you want.…The first thing that I want to show you in this movie is how to save your…settings or import existing settings.…To do that, I'm going to open Visual Studio and go to the Tools menu, and then I…am going to scroll down to this section here: Import and Export Settings.…
So here's the idea.…When you get Visual Studio configured the way you want, you can come into this…dialog and choose to export your selected environment settings.…When I click on next, I can pick from a list of settings--by default, it chooses…all the settings--and then I can click on Next.…Here's where I pick the location and name of the file that contains my settings.…Pretty easy to do. Just click on Finish. Success!…Later I can come back into the Settings dialog and choose Import Selected…Environment Settings and then click on Next.…
- 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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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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