Using the Visual Studio IDE for C++ Desktop Development


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The Visual Studio Integrated Development Environment (IDE) offers a set of tools that help you write and modify code, and also detect and correct errors.

In the articles in this section of the documentation, you create a standard C++ program and test its functionality by using features in Visual Studio. The basic program that you create tracks how many players are playing different card games.

Here are the articles:

This topic assumes that you understand the fundamentals of the C++ language.

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