Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with C++, part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
C# and Visual Basic are the most popular languages in .NET, but Visual Studio…caters to other language enthusiasts too.…Today I want to look at the support for C++.…I'm inside Visual Studio, and I've opened a solution called CPlus.…Inside that solution are two projects:…ExploringCPlusClr and ExploringCPlusWin32.…There are a variety of different kind of C++ project types.…Let's go take a look.…File > New, and then I'm going to choose the Project menu. And then I'm going to…scroll down to the C++ section.…
You can see that there is a CLR Console Application and a Win32 Project.…If you are familiar with ATL or MFC, there are those project types in here as well.…I've already added the projects to my solution, so I'm going to click Cancel at this point.…I'm going to start by looking at the ExploringCPlusWin32 project.…This is an unmanaged C++ project.…It's not my startup project, however.…
I can tell that because it's not in bold.…So I'm going to right-click and choose Set as StartUp Project.…That way when I run the application, I'll be sure that my code runs.…
- 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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