Creating Windows Forms User Interfaces
Learn how to create a user interface using Visual Studio Express with the Toolbox and visual layout tools. Discover how you can add buttons, checkboxes, and more to make a nice user interface.
Customizing Visual Studio Express
Make Visual Studio Express your own! Learn about changing colors, font styles and sizes, add line numbers, move toolbars around, and customize Visual Studio Express just the way you like it.
Saving Your Application's Settings
Have you ever wondered how to have your application remember things each time it starts up? Learn how easy it is to create settings and save your user's choices. Your application will be even more useful and much more professional!
Web Sites vs. Desktop Applications
Are Web sites mysterious? Even if you've worked with HTML before, you may not know what happens when you click the Submit button on big Web sites. Learn about how Web sites are put together and how programming on your own computer is both similar and different.
Programming Nuts and Bolts
Have you ever wondered what happens under the covers when you build a project? What does it mean to run a project vs. debugging? What is a bug and how can you fix it? Dig deep into Visual Studio Express and learn some advanced programming secrets.
You've seen Notepad before but have you ever wondered how to build something like that yourself? In this article, see how to recreate most of Notepad using Visual Basic or Visual C#.