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C# for Selenium – Introduction and Installation of Visual Studio

C# for Selenium – Introduction and Installation of Visual Studio

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C# for Selenium – Introduction, and Installation of Visual Studio

Microsoft has offered a free version of Visual Studio for individual developers called Visual Studio Community.

It is an IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for programming and developing an application in C# programming language.

The Visual Studio comes with .NET framework and predefined templates for the development of applications.

Installing Visual Studio Community

Visual Studio Community can be downloaded from the web using the link: https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/downloads/

Lets follow the below steps for downloading and installing Visual Studio Community Edition in our machines:

1) Navigate to the URL https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/downloads/ for downloading the community edition of Visual Studio in any of the browsers and click on the ‘Free Download’ link as shown below:

C# for Selenium - Visual Studio Free Download Community Edition

2) Double click on the downloaded .exe file for the above chosen ‘Visual Studio Community Edition’ as shown below:

C# for Selenium - Visual Studio Exe

3) Click on ‘Continue’ button on the displayed ‘Visual Studio Installer’ Installation Wizard as shown below:

C# for Selenium - Visual Studio Continue Installer Wizard

4) It will take a while to download and display the installation wizard.

Select ‘.NET desktop development’ and click on ‘Install’ button on the displayed dialog as shown below:

C# for Selenium - Install Button

5) Click on ‘Restart’ Button in the displayed dialog as shown below:

C# for Selenium - Restart

 

6) After the restart, search for ‘Visual Studio’ and click on displayed ‘Visual Studio’ from the search results as shown below:

C# for Selenium - Search Visual Studio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7) In the displayed dialog, select ‘Not Now, Maybe later’ option as shown below:

C# for Selenium - May be later

8) In the displayed dialog, select ‘Start Visual Studio’ option as shown below:

C# for Selenium - Start Visual Studio Button

9) Observe that the Visual Studio will be launched as shown below:

C# for Selenium - Visual Studio Launched

Here concludes the article and in our next articles, I will start explaining C# Programming in a step by step manner.

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