Multitargeting in Visual Studio 2008

27 11 2007


Many would be now familiar with the word multitargeting in Visual Studio 2008. So, what is it ? šŸ™‚

Prior to Visual Studio 2008, Visual Studio 2003 and Visual Studio 2005 worked only for specific .NET versions and Visual Studio 2005 had .NET 3.0 extensions for .NET 3.0

Things have been made easy for developers in Visual Studio 2008, as now you can work with .NET 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5 projects in the same IDE šŸ˜‰ . This means that you don’t need Visual Studio 2005 anymore! šŸ˜€

Here is a screenshot of options what the New Project menu has in Visual Studio 2008,


Note that for each version of .NET you choose, the project templates gets changed accordingly!

Don’t miss this screencast on Multitargeting in Visual Studio 2008 by Daniel Moth šŸ™‚




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