You need to ensure that you sign into Visual Studio when it starts – on the welcome screen click on the “sign in” button and then enter your University email address (email@example.com) in the “email or phone number” textbox. When you change to the “Password” textbox, you will be automatically signed in.
Connecting to databases in Visual Studio
•Connecting to SQL Server using Visual Studio
•ASP.NET connection string to SQL Server
•Connecting to an Oracle database in Visual Studio
•Connecting to MySQL in Visual Studio
•Connecting Visual Studio to Microsoft Access Other links
•Creating asp.net projects •Sending email using asp.net