Learn how to use the exercise files that come with Visual Studio 2015 Essentials 05: Code Editors and a premium membership.
- If you are a member of lynda.com, you have access to the Exercise Files used throughout this title. I've copied the Exercise Files to my Desktop. Let's take a look. In order to use the Exercise Files in the folder, you'll need to have Visual Studio installed. Each video is numbered. You see that here I have several numbered folders, each one for a chapter in my title. This is the first chapter. If I open this up, I see a numbered folder for each movie.
Let's pick this Hover one and then open up the Hover Tips folder. In here, you'll see there's an .sln file. Since I have Visual Studio installed, I can double-click on this .sln file, and Windows will launch Visual Studio and then load the solution and project. Now, Visual Studio is loaded. I can click on Solution Explorer and see all the files that I'll use in this exercise. Now that you've seen how to open the Exercise Files, let's get started.
- Exploring the code editor window and default settings
- Commenting code
- Using hover tips and IntelliSense
- Tracking changes
- Refactoring code
- Formatting and arranging code
- Navigating and inspecting code
- Using the Task List
- Working with snippets and smart tags
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 08/21/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover visualizing code and markup with structure guidelines in Visual Studio 2017; refactor enhancements in Visual Studio 2017; format rules for C# in Visual Studio 2017; format rules for Visual Basic in Visual Studio 2017; smart peek options; and CodeMap in Visual Studio 2017.
1. Work with Code Editors
2. Format Your Code
3. Navigate and Inspect Code
4. Tools for Enhancing Your Coding Sessions
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