Working with big projects


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Working with big projects

I don't know about you, but I get tired of seeing trivial little projects and product demos, so I decided to hunt down a mammoth project to show you. For this demo, I wanted big. Not only do I want big, I also want realistic. So I turned to Microsoft Open Source. Did you know that Microsoft maintains an open source web site called CodePlex? It's not as big as other open source sites, like SourceForge, but it has a lot of .NET projects available to download. I picked this Silverlight toolkit for today's demo.

This is production-level code that is maintained by Microsoft. To open a project in Visual Studio, you go to File > Open and then choose the Project/Solution menu item. Also, you can use Ctrl+Shift+O. For this project, I'm going to open the Exercise Files folder, Chapter 2, movie 3, and then here is the source for the Silverlight 4 toolkit.

I will drill down into Silverlight toolkit and then the Source folder, and then at the very bottom of the screen, I am looking ...

Working with big projects
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Working with big projects 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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