Samples and Starter KitsThese Samples and Starter Kits are fully functional sample applications. Each sample is complete and well-documented so that you can get started right away!
Visual Studio Express Registration BenefitsVisual Studio Express Registration Benefits include many resources and benefits to ensure that you have a great experience with Express edition products.
Vista P2P ToolkitThe Vista P2P Toolkit allows you to create cool, fun peer-to-peer applications with no lines of code necessary!
Coding4FunLike to take things apart to see how they work? Check out the Coding4Fun columns to learn all about cool and fun software projects using the Visual Studio Express Editions.
Customizing the Visual Studio Express EditionsCustomizing Visual Studio Express Edition is fun and easy. You can change the colors, remove and add toolbars, and more.
ClickOnce DeploymentLearn how to deploy your applications using the ClickOnce technology.
In the first tier, learn about the foundations of Windows development. You’ll also discover many features of Visual C#, Visual Basic, and Visual C++, and the corresponding Visual Studio 2008 Express Editions. Then, write your first Visual Basic program. Finally, depending on your knowledge level, you may want to follow the Bits & Bytes series to learn computer basics.
> Introduction to Windows as a Platform
> Introduction to the Visual Basic Programming Language
> Introduction to Visual Basic 2008 Express Edition
> Visual Basic 2008 Express Feature Tour
> Creating Your First Visual Basic Program
> Create a Picture Viewer in Visual Basic
> Introduction to the C# Programming Language
> Introduction to Visual C# 2008 Express Edition
> Visual C# 2008 Express Feature Tour
> Create a Picture Viewer in C#
> Getting Started with Visual C++ (2010)
> Visual C++ Guided Tour
> Beginner Native Coding "How Do I?" Videos
> Lesson 1: Problem Solving in Life and Technology
> Lesson 2: Things, Things, and More Things
> Lesson 3: The Data Game
> Lesson 4: Computer IQ
> Lesson 5: Life before Mice