Tutorial on Visual
Studio express 2010
• 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
• Lightweight but powerful tools for programmers
• Basic users are beginners students and hobbyist
• Very easy to learn and use.
• Express products are:
i. Visual Web Developer 2010 Express Edition
ii. Visual Basic 2010 Express Edition
iii. Visual C# 2010 Express Edition
iv. Visual C++ 2010 Express Edition
v. Visual J# 2010 Express Edition
vi. SQL Server 2010 Express Edition
• Can develop windows applications, consol applications , reusable components.
STEPS FOR INSTALLATION
First, if you haven't already, download Microsoft
Visual C++ Studio 2010 Express Edition for free at
This download may take a while to install.
This is after you download the software
Double click on the saved vcssetup2010.exe
file to start the installation process
In Visual C++, select
In the dialog box that pops up, click on "Win32" in
the side pane and select "Win32 Console
Make sure that the "Create Directory for
Solution" box is NOT checked and leave the
default path the same
This is add a new item i.e.
A new progam.cpp
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.