How to: Get Involved in the Developer Community

You can participate in the online developer community in several ways. For example, you can post a question to a forum or access websites that have developer information.

You can view code from other developers and share your own examples on the MSDN Developer Samples and CodePlex websites.

Important note Important

You must have a Microsoft account to upload samples.

You can browse the forums found on MSDN Forums. You can also access the forums from Visual Studio and search for specific information.

To access the forums from Visual Studio

  1. On the menu bar, choose Help, MSDN Forums.

  2. In the list of forums, choose the appropriate subject area.

  3. Browse or search through the forum postings, or post your own questions.

    Important note Important

    To post to the MSDN Forums, you must log on with a Microsoft account.