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Project Templates

The .NET platform supports a variety of project types. Visual Studio .NET provides you with templates that make the task of creating and getting started with a new project simpler. Table 3.2 lists a variety of project types you can create with Visual Studio .NET.

Table 3.2 Project Types You Can Create with Visual Studio .NET

Project Type

Description

Windows Application

A template for creating a Windows desktop application using Windows Forms.

Class Library

A template for creating a DLL of one or more classes that can be used and reused in multiple applications.

Control Library

A template for creating controls that will be used on Windows Forms.

ASP.NET Web Application

A template for creating a Web site with static or dynamic HTML pages as the user interface.

Mobile Web Application

A template for creating mobile Web applications, targeting PDA and phone devices. (This template will only be displayed if you have installed the Microsoft Mobile Internet Toolkit.)

ASP.NET Web Service

A template for creating XML Web Services.

Web Control Library

A template for creating your own ASP.NET server controls.

Console Application

A template for creating command-line applications.

Windows Service

A template for creating your own Windows services.

Empty Project/Empty Web Project

A template that creates an empty project. Use this template to create any type of project.


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