Learn Visual Studio 2015 Like a Pro

Jump start your development with Visual Studio 2015 to quickly create amazing applications.
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

Visual Studio 2015 is the latest and greatest integrated development environment from Microsoft. Visual Studio provides complete capability for full cycle software project management.

The goal of this course is to walk you through the various features of the richest and most comprehensive IDE in the marketplace for development. 

In this course, I will walk you through from the basics of the IDE to the advanced feature sets of the Visual studio.

You will learn,

1. How to use the most common functions of visual studio like creating solutions and projects.

2. To write code and to effectively debug using the various debug options and windows.

3. Walk you through the screens necessary for day to day development activities.

4. How to test your code and improve your code metrics.

5. Show you how to customize Visual studio's look and Feel.

6. Explain how Visual studio helps in Cross platform development.

8. Show you how to use Visual studio in Application Lifecycle Management.

This course is essential for any developer from beginners to seasoned professionals.

What are the requirements?

  • No previous use or experience with Visual Studio is needed.
  • This course teaches you to be an effective developer, so you must know some level of programming.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Develop like a seasoned Visual studio user
  • Debug your code with ease to use and effective methods
  • Analyze your code for effective programs and bug free apps
  • Customize your Visual Studio to make it your own
  • Integrate with Team foundation services to use full ALM processes
  • Find out what all you can do with Visual Studio to be a better programmer.

Who is the target audience?

  • Beginner programmer or new to Visual Studio development
  • Programmer looking for an advanced most comprehensive IDE in the market place.
  • Anyone who wants to use Visual Studio effectively

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Course Intro.

Lets start Visual studio and see what is shown initially. Let see what to make of all the windows and sections. 

Section 2: Visual Studio - First Looks
Our first look at Visual Studio (#loveAtfirstSight)
Lets create our First Project

One of the common activity that I used to do when I learned is looking at samples. Visual Studio has made it very easy for us to look at samples. 

Let me show you how. 

Common Activities within Visual Studio
Section 3: Effective Debugging in Visual Studio 2015

This lecture starts with the basics of debugging and how to do a Step Over process while debugging. 


Another important method while debugging is a Step-Into. In this lecture, we see how to do an Step-Into and how it helps us debug. 


In this lecture on debugging, we will see how to exit from a function while debugging. This speeds up our debugging large functions. 


Ahh Break Points! the core of debugging. I will show you all about breakpoints and how to use them. 

Section 4: Analyzing Code Quality

Any program that you write, should be unit tested, PERIOD!, 

Learn how Visual Studio helps us create Unit tests for whatever simple program or complex program we write. 


Code analysis is one of the key aspects of programming that allows is to figure out how good our code is. Lets see how Visual Studio helps us do this.  


Most of the time when we maintain code, we are left with very complex code. Well, this lecture shows you how to measure that complexity and how to understand that complexity. 

Section 5: Customizing Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2015 IDE, provides immense flexibility and capability to customize it. Lets see how we can customize basic settings to help us code better. 

BONUS Lecture: Discounts to Other Destin Learning Courses

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Destin Learning, Learning Sans Location

Destin Learning was founded on the principle that everyone can learn and should be able to learn at their own pace. We believe learning should not be constrained by time and location.

We strive to provide the best possible methods to teach what we have learned in our years of experience in the field. The format of our teaching may not be mainstream but our methods, techniques and content are industry proven.

Our staff are all subject matter experts in their fields and have years of industry experience doing what they teach. Our team is constantly keeping up with latest and greatest technologies to provide you the best possible learning experience.

Instructor Biography

Yogesh Ramakrishnan, A consummate technologist with borderline nerd tendancies

I am a software engineer currently working with a leading technology company, designing and developing mission critical applications.

As an extension to my professional life I have been building and flying drones for a few years now and I have made my share of mistakes and learned a lot too.

I graduated with an electrical engineering degree and extended with and advanced degree in software engineering .

Quad copters and the technology behind it is a very good confluence of technology between software and hardware.

Being a consummate technologist and border line nerd tendencies help me a lot with this hobby. I am glad I found my passion in this hobby, it is so fulfilling and challenging.

I can't wait to see where and how this technology advances for the betterment of humanity.

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