Chapter 2. Dive Into® Visual C# 2010 Express

 

Seeing is believing.

 
 --Proverb
 

Form ever follows function.

 
 --Louis Henri Sullivan
 

Intelligence ...is the faculty of making artificial objects, especially tools to make tools.

 
 --Henri-Louis Bergson

Objectives

In this chapter you’ll learn:

  • The basics of the Visual Studio Integrated Development Environment (IDE) that assists you in writing, running and debugging your Visual C# programs.
  • Visual Studio’s help features.
  • Key commands contained in the IDE’s menus and toolbars.
  • The purpose of the various kinds of windows in the Visual Studio 2010 IDE.
  • What visual programming is and how it simplifies and speeds program development.
  • To create, compile and execute a simple Visual C# program that displays text ...

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