Learn Basics of Visual C++

Microsoft is known for providing very efficient and user friendly solutions. They provide a huge range of software collection, designed for every field of life. One of such very good software is Microsoft Visual C++. Visual C++ is an integrated development environment (IDE), specially designed for C, C++ and CLI. This IDE is used for many purposes but specially to develop programing projects and debugging. It provides excellent debugging ability and also provides auto corrections. So you can make use of Visual C++ to debug your code line by line and you do not need to start the code from scratch if some errors occur inside your code. Following step by step guide will help you to use Visual C++ from scratch provided with you have know-how of C or C++.


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    First of all, download the appropriate version of visual C++ by visiting this Download link.

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    Once you are done with download and installation. Open Visual C++, once it is open, you will be able to see different tools and set of options on the screen.

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    Customize the development environment by joining the tools you need. It will help you to efficiently use your workspace.

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    On the left of your screen you have workspace window pane, where all of your classes and project directories are shown. You can navigate to different parts of your project from here.

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    You will not be able to see your output pan in your workspace area but it stays open and once you run your application it will pop up.

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    There is an “Editor” window on the right side of Visual C++ screen; this is where you will write your code.

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    Write your first code in the editor area, and run it observe three toolbars that will appear once you will run your code.

    Apart from these practice is the only best thing to learn Visual C++ in detail.

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