Installing Visual Studio 2012

Installation of Visual Studio 2012 should be straightforward. If you are using at least the Professional Edition of the product, check boxes will appear to install managed code/native code development support (see Figure 3.16). Make sure to check the Managed Code option or switch the Options page to the more verbose mode where you can turn individual features on or off.

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FIGURE 3.16 Visual Studio 2012 Professional installation options.

Depending on the number of features you select (I typically do a full installation to avoid DVD or other install media hunts afterward), installation might take a while. If you don’t ...

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