Dive into using .NET 4.5 with Packt’s new book and eBook

June 2013 | .NET, Enterprise, Microsoft

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook, packed with practical chapters and detailed examples to get to grips with .NET 4.5. The print book comes in at over 226 pages and is competitively priced at $39.99, whilst the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $20.39.

About the Author:
Jose Luis Latorre Millas is a Microsoft Silverlight MVP, Toastmaster's Competent Communicator, TechEd speaker, INETA speaker, STEP member, trainer, technical writer, and reviewer. He is deeply involved with the technical communities through his collaboration with INETA Europe, Barcelona Developers, and other communities and user groups. He recently co-founded the Zurich .NET Developers user group at Zurich, Switzerland. Jose Luis Latorre is strongly focused on XAML technologies such as Windows Store Apps, Windows Phone Apps, Silverlight, and WPF.

NET Framework 4.5 is a highly compatible update to .NET Framework 4. The Microsoft .NET Framework 4 web installer package downloads and installs the .NET Framework components required to run on the target machine architecture and OS. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 features huge changes and enables modern application and UI development.

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook is an indispensable guide to getting started with .NET 4.5 and understanding how to efficiently use its features. It starts off by showing readers how to build a modern UI application and improve it to make it Windows 8 Modern UI apps lifecycle model-compliant. The book also covers Windows 8 XAML development, .NET Core (with Async/Await & reflection improvements), EF Code First & Migrations, ASP.NET, WF, and WPF. This concise cookbook is full of useful recipes to help architects and project managers get the most out of the exciting new features of the latest version of .NET Framework 4.5.

The book is divided into the following essential chapters:

Chapter 1: Windows Store Apps
Chapter 2: Exploring the Top New Features of the CLR
Chapter 3: Understanding the New Networking Capabilities
Chapter 4: Understanding the new features of Entity Framework 5.0
Chapter 5: Understanding the New Features of ASP.NET
Chapter 6: Implementing WPF's new features
Chapter 7: Applying the New WCF Features
Chapter 8: Creating and Hosting Our First ASP.NET Web API
Chapter 9: Using the New Capabilities of WF

Packt Publishing has also published this other Microsoft .NET Framework book:
•.NET Framework 4.5 Expert Programming Cookbook

All Microsoft .NET Framework books are published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT Professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google and SAP technologies.


Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook
Designed for the fastest jump into .NET 4.5, with a clearly designed roadmap of progressive chapters and detailed examples

For more information, please visit: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook

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