This final installment wraps up the coverage of what's new in the IDE with a look at Tracepoints, new project types, enhancements to the Server Explorer, and new functionality for creating C++ projects.
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The Visual C++ 2005 IDE team made two painful cuts in Beta 2 related to the Class Designer and IDE Click Once support. Read up on these significant changes and find out how C++/CLI programmers can still take advantage of ClickOnce to deploy their applications.
MSBuild is one of the major new features in Visual Studio .NET 2005. Discover the motivation for MSBuild, how it works, and how Visual C++ developers can get their hands on it.
A "how to" guide for creating a custom C++ appwizard using the IDTWizard interface.
An easy-to-use tool to find the description of various error codes, especially the ones returned by Platform SDK APIs, but also extendable for application-specific codes.
Improvements to the IDE are one of the givens in any new release of Visual C++; hence, they are often overlooked. Take a closer look at some of the new features that the Visual C++ 2005 IDE delivers.
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