After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
Create a C# console application.
This chapter provides an introduction to Visual Studio 2013, the programming environment, and toolset designed to help you build applications for Microsoft Windows. Visual Studio 2013 is the ideal tool for writing C# code, and it provides many features that you will learn about as you progress through this book. In this chapter, you will use Visual Studio 2013 to build some simple C# applications and get started on the path to building highly functional solutions for Windows.