Mastering Visual Studio 2017

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Learn
  • Learn what's new in the Visual Studio 2017 IDE, C# 7.0, and how it will help developers to improve their productivity
  • Learn the workloads and components of the new installation wizard and how to use the online and offline installer
  • Build stunning Windows apps using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) tools
  • Get familiar with .NET Core and learn how to build apps targeting this new framework
  • Explore everything about NuGet packages
  • Debug and test your applications using Visual Studio 2017
  • Accelerate cloud development with Microsoft Azure
  • Integrate Visual Studio with most popular source control repositories, such as TFS and GitHub
About

Visual Studio 2017 is the all-new IDE released by Microsoft for developers, targeting Microsoft and other platforms to build stunning Windows and web apps. Learning how to effectively use this technology can enhance your productivity while simplifying your most common tasks, allowing you more time to focus on your project. With this book, you will learn not only what VS2017 offers, but also what it takes to put it to work for your projects.

Visual Studio 2017 is packed with improvements that increase productivity, and this book will get you started with the new features introduced in Visual Studio 2017 IDE and C# 7.0. Next, you will learn to use XAML tools to build classic WPF apps, and UWP tools to build apps targeting Windows 10. Later, you will learn about .NET Core and then explore NuGet, the package manager for the Microsoft development platform. Then, you will familiarize yourself with the debugging and live unit testing techniques that comes with the IDE. Finally, you'll adapt Microsoft's implementation of cloud computing with Azure, and the Visual Studio integration with Source Control repositories.

Features
  • Focus on coding with the new, improved, and powerful tools of VS 2017
  • Master improved debugging and unit testing support capabilities
  • Accelerate cloud development with the built-in Azure tools
Page Count 466
Course Length 13 hours 58 minutes
ISBN 9781787281905
Date Of Publication 26 Jul 2017

Authors

Kunal Chowdhury

Kunal Chowdhury is an author, a passionate blogger, and a software engineer by profession. He was a Microsoft MVP from 2010 to 2018. Over the years, he has acquired profound knowledge of various Microsoft products and services, and has helped developers and consumers throughout the world. As a tech buff, Kunal has in-depth knowledge of C#, XAML, .NET, WPF, Visual Studio, Windows 10, and Azure. He has written many articles on his technical blog for developers and consumers. You can contact him on Twitter (kunal2383) and become one of his fans. He has also authored the books Mastering Visual Studio 2017 and Windows Presentation Foundation Development Cookbook, both available from Packt Publishing.

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