Visual Studio 2005 Auto generated files

Posted on 2007-10-08
Last Modified: 2013-12-17
Im using Visual Studio 2005.  I have created a project and compiled fine.  I notice that VS 2005 creates a lot of files.  What I would like is an explanation of each one/what they are/what they do.
1) Bin directory
2) Obj directory
3) Properties directory
4) Designer.cs
5) resx
6) proj
7) proj.user

Many thanks.
Question by:AlistairDyer
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    1) Bin directory
    This is where any output binaries get placed once compiled
    2) Obj directory
    This is the directory the intermediate files are saved to.
    3) Properties directory
    This contians your resoruce files and Assembly info file
    4) Designer.cs
    A Partial class for initialsing the controls on each of your forms
    5) resx
    THis is the resource file where strings and Icons can be stored.
    6) proj & proj.user
    Not sure what these are what sort of project are you working on?

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