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Visual Basic 2005 for Programmers: Deitel Developer Series, Second Edition by Harvey M. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc., Paul J. Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc.

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3.3. Creating A Console Application in Visual Basic Express

Now that we have presented our first console application (Fig. 3.1), we provide a step-by-step explanation of how to create and run it using Visual Basic 2005 Express.

Creating the Console Application

Select File > New Project... to display the New Project dialog (Fig. 3.3). Click Console Application to ensure that it is selected in the section labeled Visual Studio installed templates. In the dialog’s Name field, type Welcome1. Click OK to create the project. The IDE now contains the open console application, as shown in Fig. 3.4. Note that the editor window contains four lines of Visual Basic code provided by the IDE. The code coloring scheme used by the IDE is called syntax-color ...

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