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Pro C# 2010 and the .NET 4 Platform, Fifth Edition by Andrew Troelsen

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2.7. Summary

So as you can see, you have many new toys at your disposal! The point of this chapter was to provide you with a tour of the major programming tools a C# programmer may leverage during the development process. You began the journey by learning how to generate .NET assemblies using nothing other than the free C# compiler and Notepad. Next, you were introduced to the TextPad and Notepad++ applications and walked through the process of using these tools to edit and compile *.cs code files.

You also examined three feature-rich IDEs, starting with the open source SharpDevelop, followed by Microsoft's Visual C# 2010 Express and Visual Studio 2010 Professional. While this chapter only scratched the surface of each tool's functionality, ...

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