Information Technology

Visual Studio for Software Developers (2 Days) - Virtual or In-person

Visual Studio is the integrated development environment (IDE) for .Net programming as well as other types of development. This course provides exactly what you need to get started, whether you're coming from older versions of Visual Studio or another IDE. In this class, we will explore how to use this tool from the ground up including how to set up your environment and save it to creating your own templates for projects.

This is a two day class and supports modern versions of Visual Studio.

    Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

    • Use solutions and projects to organize your work
    • Customize the IDE and settings to your requirements
    • Import and export your settings
    • Use Class View and other specialized windows
    • Use help more effectively
    • Set up intelligence for other libraries than stock
    • Use code snippets to help save commonly used code blocks
    • Create useful documentation with XML Comments
    • Create your own templates so you can make reusable projects
    • Create add-ins to add new functionality to Visual Studio
    • Explore the new Community Edition of Visual Studio

    Competencies covered in this course: Using the innovative features of Visual Studio for greater developer productivity

      Intended Audience: Programmers wanting to get more out of the Visual Studio IDE

        Recommended Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Windows, .NET programming and Visual Studio

        • Sorry, there are no classes currently available for this course.
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