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

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Working with Projects

As source code containers, projects principally act as a settings applicator. They are used to control and organize your source code files and the various properties associated with the whole build and compile process. (You learn about the build process in depth in Chapter 11, “Deploying Code.”) As with solutions, projects can contain various items that are germane to their development. Projects are language specific. You cannot mix different languages within a specific project. There is no similar limitation with solutions: a solution can contain many projects, each one in a different language.

Project Items

After a project is created, by default it contains one or more project items. These default items vary depending ...

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