Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Writing a C# program, part of Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training.
C# is a very popular programming language for writing .NET applications.…Many people consider it the de facto language for .NET, and rarely consider using…the other in-box languages.…For most of the examples in this course, I will be using C#,…so this is a good time to explore the basics of the C# language and its code editor.…I'm inside Visual Studio, and I've opened this project called CSharpEditor.…I'm going to double-click on this Program.cs file to open it up in the code…editor, and then we're going to start writing our code here on my machine on…line 11 in this static void Main method, which, since this is a console…application, is considered the starting point of the app.…
I just pressed the Enter key to enter a new line of code.…You'll notice that on the left margin there's a yellow marker over there now.…That signifies that I have made a change since I've opened this file, but I…haven't saved the changes yet.…If I save the file by clicking on this Save button up here on the toolbar,…
- 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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