Application Development in Visual Studio

Visual Studio provides tools to design, develop, debug, and deploy Web applications, XML Web Services, and traditional client applications. The documents in this section show how to use Visual Studio to accomplish the steps in the development process.

Managing Solutions, Projects, and Files

Provides links to documents about how to create and manage solutions and projects, and about miscellaneous files and storage-based and reference-based projects.

Editing Code and Resource Files

Provides links to documents about programming practices, code editing, HTML, XML, and styles.

Building and Debugging

Provides links to documents about breakpoints, handling exceptions, edit and continue, and how to fine-tune an application.

Components in Visual Studio

Provides links to documents about how to program with components that implement the IComponent interface.

Visual Studio 2010 Workflow

Provides links to documents that describe how to use this graphical designer to construct and debug workflow applications.

Deploying Applications and Components

Provides links to documents about how to create setup executables, package files, and publish Web sites.

Code Generation and T4 Text Templates

Provides links to documents that describe how to generate partial application output and partial source code by using text templates and code generation.

Customizing, Automating, and Extending the Development Environment

Provides links to documents about how to create add-ins and customize the appearance and behavior of the integrated development environment (IDE).

Reference (Visual Studio)

Provides links to user interface reference, language reference, error message, and other reference documents that apply to all products hosted in the Visual Studio IDE.

Security in Native and .NET Framework Code

Provides links to documents about controlling access to resources such as application components, data, and hardware.

Globalizing and Localizing Applications

Provides links to documents about how to design and develop applications that can be customized for international distribution.

Visual Studio Development Environment 64-Bit Support

Provides links to documents about features in Visual Studio that help you create 64-bit applications.

Introducing Visual Studio

Provides links to documents that describe the programming languages and features in Visual Studio.

Types of Applications and Components

Provides links to documents about applications and components that run on Windows.

.NET Framework Programming in Visual Studio

Provides links to documents about the .NET Framework.

Visual Basic

Provides links to documents about how to use the Visual Basic programming language.

Visual C#

Provides links to documents about how to use the Visual C# programming language.

Visual C++

Provides links to documents about how to use the Visual C++ programming language.

JScript

Provides links to documents about how to use the JScript scripting language.

ASP.NET Development

Provides links to documents about how to create ASP.NET Web applications.

Office Development in Visual Studio

Provides links to documents about how to create .NET Framework applications that extend the Microsoft Office system.

SharePoint Development in Visual Studio

Provides information about how to develop applications for SharePoint in Visual Studio.

Smart Device Development

Provides information about how to develop applications that run on devices such as Pocket PCs and Smartphones.

Tools and Features

Provides links to information about miscellaneous tools that are included in Visual Studio.

Samples

Provides links to documents about .NET Framework samples.

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