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4. Test and Deploy > One Last Thing...

One Last Thing...

Did you notice that the Setup program was in a folder named “Debug”? Did you wonder why? It has to do with the build configuration. A build configuration is a group of settings that tell the compiler how to handle the compilation process You can create your own configurations if you need fine control, but you can usually use one of the two default configurations defined by Visual Studio.

Debug Build Configuration

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When you create a new project, this configuration will be chosen by default. The compiler will include all the symbolic information the debugger needs to help you track down and squash those pesky things. It also compiles your code more or less the way you wrote it, without optimizing anything.

Release Build Configuration


  

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