Obtaining the Tools You'll Need
If you haven't done so already, download Visual C# 2005 Express Edition or Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition from:
The installation process is fairly straight forward ... if you encounter something you don't understand (which I doubt will happen) just accept the defaults for the installer.
Once installed you'll be ready to continue reading in this document, but a better idea might be to start viewing the videos lessons that you have downloaded from:
At various points during the videos you’ll be instructed to read more about a given topic in this document.
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