In this chapter, we introduced key features of the Visual Studio IDE. You visually designed a working Visual C# app without writing a single line of code. Visual C# app development is a mixture of the two styles: Visual app development allows you to develop GUIs easily and avoid tedious GUI programming. “Conventional” programming (which we introduce in Chapter 3) allows you to specify the behavior of your apps.
You created a Visual C# Windows
Forms app with one
Form. You worked with the IDE’s Solution Explorer, Toolbox and Properties windows, which are essential to developing Visual C# apps. We also demonstrated context-sensitive help, which displays help topics related to selected controls or text.
You used visual app development ...