Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with the Watch and other debug windows, part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
In this example, I will look at the watch, locals, call stack, and thread windows…inside Visual Studio.…I'm inside a project called UsingWatchWindows.…This is a WPF application, and I have a little sample UI down here…in MainWindow.xaml.…Let's take a look at it.…There are six buttons in here, and each of these buttons allows me to show you…one of the windows inside Visual Studio.…And before I show you the actual windows, I need to build my application, and…then I am going to attach the Debugger by clicking the Debug > Start Debugging.…
Then I am going to click on this Watch Windows button.…Notice that I have this code in here that causes the debugger to stop…automatically if a debugger is attached.…I talked about that in the previous movie.…I am going to press F10 to step through a few lines of code.…The idea behind the watch window is that it's a permanent repository for data…that you want to look at.…So if I want to keep this s1 around, instead of having to hover over this to see…what's stored in there, I can just take it and drag it down and drag, drop it…
- 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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