A Quick Tour Through Visual Studio 2012

With Visual Studio 2012 installed, let’s take a quick tour through the IDE you’ll be spending a lot of your time as a developer in.

What Was Installed

Depending on the edition you have installed, a number of tools have been installed in parallel with the Visual Studio 2012 editor itself. Figure 3.18 shows the Windows 8 Start screen entry for Visual Studio 2012 for an Ultimate Edition installation on a 64-bit machine. (Obviously, users of previous releases of the operating system will find similar entries in the classic Start menu.) A few notable entries here are as follows:


FIGURE 3.18 Visual Studio 2012 ...

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