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Additional Resources for Visual C++ Programmers

Visual Studio 2010

The following sites may help you find answers to common questions.

The following Microsoft Web sites host articles and discussion groups about topics for Visual C++ developers.


MSDN Forums

Lets developers post questions and answers, and also view and search existing user-generated content. You can also access these forums by clicking MSDN Forums on the Help menu.

Microsoft Visual C++ Developer Center

Provides code samples, upgrade information, and technical content.


Hosts open-source software projects. You can use CodePlex to create projects to share, or join others who have already started their own projects.

MSDN Discussion Groups

Provides a way to connect with experts from around the world.


File Bugs or Suggestions

Lets you file bugs or provide suggestions about Visual Studio to Microsoft. You can also report a bug by clicking Report a Bug on the Help menu.

Microsoft Help and Support

Provides access to Knowledgebase articles, downloads and updates, support Webcasts, and other services.

The MSDN Web site provides information about current third-party sites and news groups of interest. For the most current list of available resources, see the MSDN Community Web site.