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Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 Expert Development Cookbook

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Learn
  • Basic usage of Visual Studio 2012 IDE and its various components and better utilization of the tool while writing code
  • Understand memory management techniques to build better applications
  • Understand the .NET infrastructure with in-depth analysis of its internals
  • Architect solutions that leverage the full power of .NET language gems, understanding when to use what
  • Implement multithreaded / asynchronous applications using recent updates on .NET 4.5 and compare the past approaches
  • Create secure ASP.NET web based applications in .NET 4.5 with use of JQuery and HTML5 for rapid application development
  • Architect advanced .NET client applications using MVVM with WPF 4.5
  • Understand touch sensitive devices and leverage skills to develop multi-touch applications inside Windows 8
About

Working with a varied set of upcoming technologies is a challenge. Visual Studio 2012 is all about enabling you to develop and manage these consumer-focused and business-focused apps. It provides best-in-class tools that propel developers to create new apps or evolve existing ones, and it enables individuals and teams to deliver continuous value and agility. In conjunction, .NET 4.5 provides expansive capabilities for developers to work on all forms of apps and services, from client to mobile to web to cloud, enabling them to get to the market fast. This book shows you exactly how to do this, and much more. It focuses on giving expertise on upcoming technologies through complete architectural insights of .NET infrastructure and hands on examples.

"Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 Expert Development Cookbook" is a step-by-step practical guide that teaches you how to work with new changes on technology under .NET. It provides in-depth analysis and expert advice on various elements of .NET, applying them in code using detailed practical examples. The book provides solutions to common development problems and helps you adapt to the latest technologies and get to grips with modern app development for the .NET 4.5 platform.

This cookbook gets you startedon Visual Studio 2012 IDE and its various tooling capabilities. It provides expert knowledge on .NET infrastructure, internals of assemblies, and a basic introduction of Intermediate language. Common C# concepts and ideas are demonstrated through an example-driven approach.

The recipes provide an overall view of ASP.NET Web applications and introduce the new performance boosters in .NET 4.5. It also gives a basic introduction to HTML 5 and JQuery library to enhance Web applications. It provides a complete introduction to Client applications using WPF and MVVM patterns and looks at some of the major enhancements on WPF 4.5. It shows you how to write applications for Windows 8 and provides expert advice on how to write applications in WinRT, either using XAML and C# or HTML/JavaScript.

"Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 Expert Development Cookbook" gives you better understanding of  overall .NET infrastructure using the latest technology updates, providing a broad guide for a basic developer to become an expert on .NET.

Features
  • Step-by-step instructions to learn the power of .NET development with Visual Studio 2012
  • Filled with examples that clearly illustrate how to integrate with the technologies and frameworks of your choice
  • Each sample demonstrates key conceptsto build your knowledge of the architecture in a practical and incremental way
Page Count 380
Course Length 11 hours 24 minutes
ISBN9781849686709
Date Of Publication 16 Apr 2013

Authors

Abhishek Sur

Abhishek Sur has been a Microsoft MVP since 2011. He is currently working as a Product Head with Insync Tech-Fin Solutions Pvt Ltd. He has profound theoretical insight and years of hands-on experience in different .NET products and languages. Over the years, he has helped developers throughout the world with his experience and knowledge. He owns a Microsoft User Group in Kolkata named Kolkata Geeks and regularly organizes events and seminars in various places to spread .NET awareness. A renowned public speaker, voracious reader, and technology buff, Abhishek's main interest lies in exploring the new realms of .NET technology and coming up with priceless write-ups on the unexplored domains of .NET. He is associated with Microsoft's Insider list on WPF and C# and stays in touch with Product Group teams. He holds a Master's degree in Computer Application along with various other certificates to his credit.

Abhishek is a freelance content producer, developer, and site administrator. His website www.abhisheksur.com guides both budding and experienced developers in understanding the details of languages and latest technologies. He has a huge fan following on social networks. You can reach him at books@abhisheksur.com, get online updates from his Facebook account, or follow him on Twitter @abhi2434.