Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook

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  • Overriding the default reflection context
  • Using Async and Await in .NET 4.5
  • Using the new asynchronous file I/O operations
  • Using the new HttpClient
  • Creating our first EF “Code First” application
  • Using EF Code First Migrations
  • Creating our first ASP.NET 4.5 Web Forms application
  • Creating an asynchronous HTTP Module
  • Implementing Asynchronous Error handling with INotifyDataErrorInfo
  • Using the WeakEvent pattern with WeakEventManager
  • LiveShaping - Repositioning of data when it changes

With about ten years since its first release, Microsoft’s .NET Framework 4.5 is one of the most solid development technologies to create casual, business, or enterprise applications. It has evolved into a very stable framework and solid framework for developing applications, with a solid core, called the CLR (Common Language Runtime) Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 includes massive changes and enables modern application and UI development.

"Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook" aims to give you a run through the most exciting features of the latest version. You will experience all the flavors of .NET 4.5 hands on. The “How-to” recipes mix the right ingredients for a final taste of the most appetizing features and characteristics. The book is written in a way that enables you to dip in and out of the chapters.

The book is full of practical code examples that are designed to clearly exemplify the different features and their applications in real-world development. All the chapters and recipes are progressive and based on the fresh features on .NET Framework 4.5.

The book will begin by teaching you to build a modern UI application and improve it to make it Windows 8 Modern UI apps lifecycle model-compliant. You will create a portable library and throttle data source updating delays. Towards the end of the book, you will create you first Web API.

  • Designed for the fastest jump into .NET 4.5, with a clearly designed roadmap of progressive chapters and detailed examples.
  • A great and efficient way to get into .NET 4.5 and not only understand its features but clearly know how to use them, when, how and why.
  • Covers Windows 8 XAML development, .NET Core (with Async/Await & reflection improvements), EF Code First & Migrations, ASP.NET, WF, and WPF
Page Count 226
Course Length 6 hours 46 minutes
ISBN 9781849686983
Date Of Publication 23 May 2013


Jose Luis Latorre Millas

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, which can be found at Jose Luis Latorre is strongly focused on XAML technologies such as Windows Store Apps, Windows Phone Apps, Silverlight, and WPF. He has written several articles on these topics, reviewed books, and worked with and given several talks over the last few years on these areas of knowledge. Jose Luis works as UI Team Lead developer at Roche Diagnostics, where he does his best to develop and improve diagnostic software and its interfaces, which will help to save lives.