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Application Development in Visual Studio
Visual Studio provides the tools you need to design, develop, debug, and deploy Web applications, XML Web Services, and traditional client applications. This section shows you how you can use Visual Studio to accomplish each of these steps in the development process.
Managing Solutions, Projects, and Files
Information about the best ways to create and manage solutions and projects, as well as information on miscellaneous files and storage-based and reference-based projects.
Editing Code and Resource Files
Information on programming practices, as well as editing code, HTML, XML, and styles.
Building, Debugging, and Testing
Information about breakpoints, handling exceptions, edit and continue, as well as fine-tuning your application.
Deploying Applications and Components
Information about creating setup executables, packaging files, and publishing Web sites.
Customizing and Automating the Development Environment
Information about creating Add-Ins, customizing the appearance and behavior of the integrated development environment (IDE), and reference topics.
Source Control for Visual Studio
Information about the source code control features available in Visual Studio.
Reference (Visual Studio)
Includes user interface reference, language reference, error message, and other reference topics that apply to all products hosted within the Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE).