Introduction • Visual Studio Express Editions are a new line of Microsoft development Tools. • This line of products is an expansion of the Microsoft Visual Studio and SQL Server products. • Lightweight but powerful tools for programmers • Basic users are beginners students and hobbyist • Very easy to learn and use. • Express products are: • Visual Web Developer 2010 Express Edition • Visual Basic 2010 Express Edition • Visual C# 2010 Express Edition • Visual C++ 2010 Express Edition • Visual J# 2010 Express Edition • SQL Server 2010 Express Edition • Can develop windows applications, consol applications , reusable components.
Step 1. First, if you haven't already, download Microsoft Visual C++ Studio 2010 Express Edition for free at http://www.microsoft.com/express/Downloads/#2010-Visual-CPP This download may take a while to install.
Step 2. Double click on the saved vcssetup2010.exe file to start the installation process .
Step 3. In Visual C++, select "File Menu-->New-->Project" (as shown).
Step 4. In the dialog box that pops up, click on "Win32" in the side pane and select "Win32 Console Application." Make sure that the "Create Directory for Solution" box is NOT checked and leave the default path the same
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This is add a new item i.e. A new progam.cpp
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After you create a new .cpp file and name it you will see the file in such manner on your screen A blank page is created Also note the * mark after the name addition.cpp The file is not saved.
1] Write a sample program and Then don’t forget to save it. 2] When you save it the ‘*’ mark above the adittion.cpp goes away. 3] If you find an ‘*’ mark it means the program is not saved
1] On successful build we get the Following result. ( 1 succeeded ) 2] If you get the result (1 failed) . It means there are some errors in your program 3] Also if you edit your program and compile it without saving the program then it will the run the last program which was saved. So Don’t forget to save the program after you edit the program.