What you'll learn:
- Install and operate their own development environment with FREE development tools from Microsoft.
- Have a basic understanding of how to create a database and start developing with SQL Express 2014.
- How to collaborate with a team of developers using Visual Studio Online.
In this class I will give you an overview of the free software development tool that Microsoft offers, Visual Studio Community Edition, SQL Server Express 2014 and Visual Studio Online. I will show you how to download and install each of these tools and establish your development environment for .NET development. Microsoft offers some of the best developer tools and now you can get them for free! In addition, by using Visual Studio Online you can store your source code in the cloud and collaborate with a small team of developers for no charge. I will show you how to take advantage of this and other features of Visual Studio Online. After taking this class you will be able to set up a world class development environment and start developing code.