Visual Studio 2012 is the latest Integrated Development Environment (IDE) from Microsoft for building web, mobile, and desktop applications. One of the versions of this software is Visual Studio Express 2012. Not as feature-packed as other versions of Visual Studio 2012, the Express edition is free forever as long as you register. The Express edition comes in several components. One of the components, Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop, is used to build the examples accompanying this book.
This appendix provides a quick tutorial to using Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop.
To install Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop ...