Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Resources Editor, part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
In Visual Studio, you can think of resources in a couple of categories.…You can have binary files, like a JPEG, or you can have localized items…stored in Resx files.…In this movie, I'll look at binary resources.…I am inside a solution called ResourcesDemo.…I'm going to look at the code inside ResourcesDemo project.…Here is the problem that we're trying to solve.…I have these two files, which I would like to embed inside my executable.…By embedding them inside my executable, they cannot be separated from this exe.…
My users cannot delete them.…The downside to this approach is that I increase the size of my executable file.…They're easy to embed;…all I need to do is set this Build Action to Embedded Resource for both of these files.…Let me show you the contents of these files.…Double-click on Curls.png.…It's a 615 x 386 pixel picture.…Then SherlockHolmesQuotes file is just a simple text file.…When I compile my application, and go look at my output folder,…I'll do that by clicking on Show All Files, and then opening this bin folder.…
- 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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