What is a project in Visual Studio and what file extension does it have?

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Tags: C#

Answer

  • In Visual Studio a project contains all the source code files, icons, images, data files and other files that define the application or part of the application.
  • The C# project has .csproj extension.
  • The project is a XML file.
  • The project contains virtual folder hierarchy and path to all files that the project is composed of.
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