Creating a Visual Studio project

This section describes how to create a Visual Studio project and solution for an installed Sitecore application. There are two different approaches of working with a Sitecore project—inside the web root and outside the web root—and developers can choose either of these approaches based on their requirements. Both the approaches come with their own pros and cons. Sitecore recommends working outside of your web root directory, but for beginners or for the ease of learning the recipes in this book, you can create a project inside the web root directory.

Creating a project in the web root

A solution inside the web root is easier to set up and more straightforward, and you will find development changes almost immediately. ...

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