Introduction to Microsoft Visual Studio
Microsoft Visual Studio is the integrated development environment (IDE) for creating .NET applications. You can create .NET applications without it, but you wouldn't want to. The examples in this book are provided as project and solution files for use in Microsoft Visual Studio.
Microsoft Visual Studio provides the environment for designing a user interface, editing code, debugging, and managing projects. It provides many productivity features, such as automatic syntax completion, easy code navigation, and integrated debugging. The time that you save with these features is worth more than the investment that you will make to purchase this tool.
Selecting a Version of Microsoft Visual Studio
There are different ...