Getting Started with Visual Studio
Whether you are new to Visual Studio and .NET programming or have used earlier versions, the following documents are designed to help you get up and running.
Introduces new features.
Describes feature and technology enhancements.
Provides an overview of the integrated development environment (IDE).
Samples demonstrate how various programming tasks can be implemented in code. Step-by-step walkthroughs show how to use various features and technologies together to accomplish typical tasks.
Lists samples that demonstrate code structure in various kinds of applications.
Lists Visual Basic samples.
Lists Visual C# samples.
Lists Visual C++ samples.
Lists walkthroughs that illustrate how to use Visual Studio.
Lists walkthroughs that illustrate how to use Visual Web Developer to create Web sites.
You can update applications that were created by using an earlier version of Visual Studio so that they load and build correctly in Visual Studio 2010.
Describes how to use a wizard to upgrade existing projects.
Describes how to upgrade Visual Basic 6.0 projects, which cannot be upgraded by using the upgrade wizard.
Contains links to documents that describe how to open non-C++ programs in Visual C++ and how to upgrade existing Visual C++ projects.
Describes how to automatically upgrade existing Visual C++ projects.
Contains links to documents that describe how to migrate existing ASP and ASP.NET applications.
Contains links to documents that provide overviews of various features and technologies in Visual Studio.
Describes how you can connect with other developers.