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c# .NET 4.5 (target framework not available in VS2010?)

Posted on 2013-02-07
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Hi Experts,

I installed .NET 4.5 thinking I could set it as target framework in c# for VS2010.  All I have is .NET framework 4.0...  Is this not supported in VS2010?

Also, how much "fun" is it typically to port applications from VS2010 to VS2012?

Thank you very much,
Mike
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VS2010 can't target .Net Framework 4.5, because that didn't exists when VS2010 came in.

If you want to know what's new in .Net Framework 4.5 and VS2012, check this:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms171868.aspx
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/vstudio/bb386063.aspx

Hope that helps.
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I think 4.5 is available only in VS2012...
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>>Also, how much "fun" is it typically to port applications from VS2010 to VS2012?

it depends on your project type. check http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh266747.aspx
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Thanks everyone!  :o)
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