Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding source control, part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
Version control systems have been protecting our code for decades.…In this movie, I want to give a short overview of version control and how it…relates to Visual Studio.…Version control, also called source control, is a way to track versions in your software.…More precisely, it permits you or your team members to track every single…revision made to a project.…The change track can be as small as changing one character inside a single text…file, up to reorganizing entire directory structures for complex multi-project applications.…
All files and changes are stored in a repository.…Most often this repository is stored on a server.…In some of the newer control systems, like Mercurial, the changes are distributed…across multiple developer desktops.…Version control takes a snapshot of your project at a moment in time.…Anyone with access to your repository can regress to a previous snapshot and…investigate the files as they were at that time.…Naturally, after working with an older version, you can retrieve the most recent set.…
- 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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