In this post we will discuss about What exactly happens when we do F5 in Visual Studio 2010
in SharePoint 2010?
If we do F5 while developing a solution in Visual Studio 2010, the following steps will happen internally.
It will first build the project.
Then it packages the project into a WSP file.
Then in deactivates/uninstall the existing feature
Then it retracts or deletes the old WSP file
After that it do an IIS Reset.
Then it deploy the new WSP file.
It then Activates the feature to the targeted web site.
Finally it attaches the debugger.