Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Create a portable class library: Visual Studio 2017, part of Visual Studio Essential Training: 07 Understanding Project Types.
- [Instructor] Create a portable class library…when you want to create a set of classes…that work across multiple Microsoft frameworks.…I've already discussed this in another movie in this course…but I want to look at here is, some of the differences…in the UI in Visual Studio IDE…when you're working with Visual Studio 2017.…You start out the same by creating a new project.…Choosing portable class library.…Naming the library.…Putting it in your location.…And then clicking on Okay.…Then you get this dialog…which is similar to the one in 2015…but there's a different set of framework choices here.…
In 2015, you had a choice of Windows Phone…Silver Light 8.1.…And you had Silver Light five.…And Windows Phone 8.1.…But you don't see those here.…Still, we've got the 4.6 framework,…ASP.net core 1.0, and others.…So I've picked three items here.…And you click on Okay.…That creates your class library.…There are some differences in the files that are included.…You get something called project JSON…in Visual Studio 2017.…
And then, the other major difference is…
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 08/21/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover the following Visual Studio 2017 topics: exploring an empty project template, using third-party project templates, creating a portable class library, and creating a mobile app with Xamarin.
1. Project Types
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