Working with Solution Explorer


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Working with Solution Explorer

A complex business application might consist of dozens of projects, thousands of code files, and hundreds of ancillary items. With so many files loaded into Visual Studio, you need a way to understand the chaos and navigate through your assets. The Solution Explorer is the tool that tames this potential mess. I'm inside Visual Studio, and I am going to create a brand-new project, and then we are going to look at it over here in the Solution Explorer, which is usually docked to the right edge of the screen.

Before I talk about Solution Explorer, let me talk about the difference between a solution and a project. A solution, in .NET terms, is an item that can contain zero or more projects. A project, in .NET terms, is a section that contains many files that are used to construct a .NET assembly. Let me show you how that works. I'm going to go to the File menu and choose New > Project.

I am going to create a C# console application. Down here at the bottom of the screen, I can give my ...

Working with Solution Explorer
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Working with Solution Explorer provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training

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