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Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition by Mike Snell, Lars Powers

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The Text Editors

Visual Studio 2015 has several text editors or word (code) processors. Each text editor is based on a common core that provides the basic set of functionality for each editor, such as the selection margin, the capability to collapse nested items, and colorization. Each editor derives from this core and is customized to give you the editors for code (C#, Visual Basic, and so on), the XML editor, the XAML editor, the HTML (or ASPX) editor, the style sheet editor, and more.

The Code Editors

The code editor, for our money, is where the magic happens. It is here that you get down to business leveraging your favorite language to define objects and their functionality. Of course, you can write code outside the Visual Studio editor, ...

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