Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Taking a tour of the Integrated Developer Environment (IDE), part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
I spend a good portion of my day inside Visual Studio when I am working on a project.…I need to be able to control the layout of my windows, and get the screens…arranged the way I prefer.…During this movie, I'll show you how to work with the windows inside Visual…Studio, and I'll share some layout tips I've learned over the years.…I am inside Visual Studio, and I have opened this TourIDE solution.…That solution contains one project called ConsoleApplication1.…The first thing I want to show you is how to open a Code Editor window.…
I have two code files inside this project:…Book.cs and Program.cs.…If I double-click on Book.cs in Solution Explorer, you'll see that it loads…into the center portion of the screen, and it places a tab across the top of the window.…If I double-click on the Program.cs file, you'll see that another tab is added…in the same location.…It's very easy to close these tabs.…There is an X button on each of the tabs.…Click on the X button to close it.…
To reopen it, I need to go back to Solution Explorer and double-click on Program.cs.…
- 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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