Using the Visual C# IDE
This section introduces you to the Visual C# integrated development environment (IDE) and describes how it is used in all phases of the development cycle, from setting up a project to distributing the finished application to end users.
In This Section
Introduction to the IDE (Visual C#)
Provides a guide to the editors and windows that make up the Visual C# integrated development environment.
Creating a Project (Visual C#)
Describes setting up the right project for the kind of application you want to create.
Designing a User Interface (Visual C#)
Explains using the designers to add controls to your application.
Editing Code (Visual C#)
Describes entering source code with the Code Editor and using tools such as IntelliSense, Code Snippets, and Refactoring.
Navigating and Searching (Visual C#)
Describes moving around in your project files and finding things fast.
Building and Debugging (Visual C#)
Describes how to create an executable assembly from your project files, and how to run it in the Visual Studio debugger.
Modeling and Analyzing Code (Visual C#)
Describes how to view class relationships with Class Designer, test objects with Object Test Bench, and run the code analysis tools.
Adding and Editing Resources (Visual C#)
Describes adding files such as icons, strings, tables, and other types of data to your project.
Getting Help (Visual C#)
Explains how to find the documentation you need.
Deploying C# Applications
Describes distributing your application to end users.
Visual C# Code Editor Features
Provides complete reference material on IDE features that are unique to Visual C#, including Code Snippets and Refactoring.
Visual C# IDE Settings
Describes how to change the default Visual C# settings.
Visual C# Default Shortcut Keys
Explains how to speed up the way you use Visual C#.