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

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Summary

Section 2.1 Introduction

• Visual Studio is Microsoft’s Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for creating, running and debugging apps written in a variety of .NET programming languages.

• Creating simple apps by dragging and dropping predefined building blocks into place is called visual app development.

Section 2.2 Overview of the Visual Studio Express 2012 IDE

• The Start Page contains links to Visual Studio 2012 IDE resources and web-based resources.

• A project is a group of related files that compose a app.

• Visual Studio organizes apps into projects and solutions—a solution may contain one or more projects.

• Dialogs are windows that facilitate user–computer communication.

• Visual Studio provides templates for the project ...

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