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Introduction to Microsoft Visual Studio 2008

Video Description

Software developers need a solid environment to work in that will help bring their applications to life. And collaboration is more important than ever before, as today's development projects expand in complexity and scope. The Visual Studio development system is a comprehensive suite of tools designed to help software developers create innovative, next-gen applications. VTC veteran author Mark Long will introduce you to the Visual Studio 2008 development environment. Helping you get started developing useful and expandable next-gen applications. To begin learning today, simply click the links.

Table of Contents

  1. Welcome
    1. Introduction 00:01:59
    2. Course Overview 00:05:23
    3. History of Visual Studio 00:08:11
    4. Developer Challenges 00:05:01
    5. Visual Studio 2008 Versions 00:07:05
    6. Related Development Products 00:04:55
    7. Visual Studio 2008 Requirements 00:04:42
    8. What's New in 2008 00:04:06
  2. Getting Started With Visual Studio 2008
    1. Visual Studio & Virtual PC 00:06:34
    2. Getting Visual Studio 00:03:18
    3. Visual Studio Tour 00:04:20
    4. Hello World Again 00:06:42
    5. Which Language 00:04:22
    6. Start Up Options 00:04:58
    7. Toolbars 00:06:41
    8. Managing Screen Real Estate 00:06:53
    9. Docking 00:07:58
    10. Toolbox 00:07:02
    11. Project Types 00:06:43
  3. Visual Studio IDE
    1. Customizing the IDE 00:05:31
    2. Line Numbers 00:03:44
    3. Fonts 00:04:30
    4. Understanding Solutions & Projects 00:02:48
    5. Solution & Project Settings 00:07:13
    6. Understanding the Solution Explorer 00:07:03
    7. The Properties Window 00:04:29
    8. The Class View 00:03:51
    9. The Server Explorer pt. 1 00:04:46
    10. The Server Explorer pt. 2 00:06:38
    11. The Object Browser 00:06:23
    12. Tasks Window 00:06:29
    13. Output Window 00:02:41
    14. Errors Window 00:02:50
  4. Writing Code in Visual Studio 2008
    1. Code Editor Basics 00:06:22
    2. Intellisense 00:03:51
    3. Navigating Your Code 00:06:47
    4. Commenting Your Code 00:04:46
    5. Change Tracking 00:02:41
    6. Coding Indicator 00:03:22
    7. Code Outlining 00:04:35
    8. Smart Tags & Tasks 00:04:07
  5. Debugging Web
    1. Debug Menu & Toolbar 00:06:25
    2. Setting Breakpoints 00:06:22
    3. Debug Actions 00:05:05
    4. Tracepoints 00:04:09
    5. Debug Options 00:02:22
    6. Debug Windows 00:06:43
    7. Edit & Continue 00:05:53
  6. Object Oriented Programming
    1. Object Oriented Programming 00:06:32
    2. Classes & Objects 00:06:47
    3. Creating a Class 00:06:54
    4. Instantiating an Object 00:07:38
    5. Visual Coding with Class Designer 00:07:17
  7. Working with Databases
    1. Database Basics 00:07:01
    2. Visual Studio & Databases 00:07:14
    3. Diagram Designer 00:07:34
    4. Building Queries 00:07:20
    5. Stored Procedures 00:06:50
    6. Drag & Drop Data Binding pt. 1 00:06:59
    7. Drag & Drop Data Binding pt. 2 00:06:42
    8. What is LINQ? 00:05:02
  8. Web Development in Visual Studio
    1. ASP.NET 00:05:22
    2. Creating an ASP.NET Application 00:06:32
    3. Editing HTML 00:05:17
  9. .NET 3.5 Development
    1. Visual Studio 2008 & .NET 3.5 00:02:36
    2. WPF Integration in Visual Studio 2008 00:04:47
    3. WWF Integration in Visual Studio 2008 00:06:06
  10. But Wait - There's More
    1. Intro to Macros 00:07:06
    2. Refactoring 00:07:15
    3. Unit Testing 00:06:12
  11. in Conclusion
    1. Course Wrap Up 00:03:51
  12. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:02:36