Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Using IntelliSense effectively, part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
IntelliSense is one the most helpful features I can think of within Visual Studio.…When you are writing code, it gives you instant, automatic, context-aware help.…I really can't imagine working without its helpful suggestions.…There are some IntelliSense features that are powerful but less…intuitive, however.…In this movie, I will illustrate the countless ways in which IntelliSense helps…you write your code.…To show you IntelliSense, I have to have a code window open.…So I'm going to go into Visual Studio and open this UsingIntellisense project,…and I'm going to open this Programs.cs file.…
I've already got some code in here, which I'll use later in this demonstration.…For now, I'm just going to declare a variable of type book.…Book is one of the classes that I have inside this application.…So I'm going to typing "var b = new", and I'm going to start typing the word "book".…I don't even need to get the capitalization correct.…I'll type "bo", and you can see that this IntelliSense dropdown shows that there…
- 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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