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Visual C#® 2012: How to Program, Fifth Edition by Harvey Deitel, Paul Deitel

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1.14. Painter Test-Drive in Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop

[Note: This test-drive can be performed on a computer running either Windows 7 or Windows 8. The steps shown here are for Windows 7. We discuss running an app on Windows 8 in Section 1.15.]

You’ll now use Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop to “test-drive” an existing app that enables you to draw on the screen using the mouse. The Painter app—which you’ll build in a later chapter—allows you to choose among several brush sizes and colors. The elements and functionality you see in this app are typical of what you’ll learn to program in this text. The following steps walk you through test-driving the app.

Step 1: Checking Your Setup

Confirm that you’ve set up ...

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