When developing .NET applications either for Desktop or Web applications, you will most likely use one of the Visual Studio Editions. As such you need to be familiar with Visual Studio IDE (integrated development environment) and in this article we will examine Visual Studio Environment most important sections.
Visual Studio - Tips & Tricks
Even though Visual Studio Express is a free product, you can still create professional projects with it. But it does have few limitations. One of the features missing is Source Control System. Even if you are coding only by yourself, it really comes handy to have an ability to return to previous versions of your project in case you mess something up. You could also use it as a version control to track history of your project.
But luckily you can still use Source Control even if it is not integrated in VS Express.
Visual Studio Express is a lightweight version of VS products and although it is very powerful, it is missing several features from paid editions and one of them is ability to add a Component Class using Add New Item dialog box.
But users of Express editions can still create Component Class by following the steps below: