Creating Your First Windows Application

Now that you have learned some of the basics of using the Visual Studio IDE, you can put that information to use building an application without getting into very much code. This exercise focuses on using the IDE itself, which means that you are going to be creating a relatively simple application. For this example, you will make a Windows application (an application that uses the Windows user-interface and runs locally on your machine) that allows a user to enter two numbers. The application will then add the numbers, displaying the result.

Create the Project

Using the menus, choose the File, New, Project command, bringing up the New Project dialog box. Under the Visual Basic category, select the Windows ...

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