Professional Visual Studio 2013

Comprehensive guide to Visual Studio 2013

Visual Studio is your essential tool for Windows programming. Visual Studio 2013 features important updates to the user interface and to productivity. In Professional Visual Studio 2013, author, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and Microsoft Visual C# MVP Bruce Johnson brings three decades of industry experience to guide you through the update, and he doesn’t just gloss over the basics. With his unique IDE-centric approach, he steers into the nooks and crannies to help you use Visual Studio 2013 to its maximum potential.

  • Choose from more theme options, check out the new icons, and make your settings portable
  • Step up your workflow with hover colors, auto brace completion, peek, and CodeLens
  • Code ASP.NET faster than ever with new shortcuts
  • Get acquainted with the new SharePoint 2013 environment
  • Find your way around the new XAML editor for Windows Store apps

Visual Studio 2013 includes better support for advanced debugging techniques, vast improvements to the visual database tools, and new support for UI testing for Windows Store apps. This update is the key to smoother, quicker programming, and Professional Visual Studio 2013 is your map to everything inside.

Table of Contents
Part I: Integrated Development Environment
Chapter 1. A Quick Tour
Chapter 2. The Solution Explorer, Toolbox, and Properties
Chapter 3. Options and Customizations
Chapter 4. The Visual Studio Workspace
Chapter 5. Find and Replace and Help

Part II: Getting Started
Chapter 6. Solutions, Projects, and Items
Chapter 7. IntelliSense and Bookmarks
Chapter 8. Code Snippets and Refactoring
Chapter 9. Server Explorer
Chapter 10. Modeling with the Class Designer

Part III: Digging Deeper
Chapter 11. Unit Testing
Chapter 12. Documentation with XML Comments
Chapter 13. Code Consistency Tools
Chapter 14. Code Generation with T4
Chapter 15. Project and Item Templates
Chapter 16. Language-Specific Features

Part Iv: Rich Client Applications
Chapter 17. Windows Forms Applications
Chapter 18. Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Chapter 19. Office Business Applications
Chapter 20. Windows Store Applications

Part V: Web Applications
Chapter 21. ASP.NET Web Forms
Chapter 22. ASP.NET MVC
Chapter 23. Silverlight
Chapter 24. Dynamic Data
Chapter 25. SharePoint
Chapter 26. Windows Azure

Part VI: Data
Chapter 27. Visual Database Tools
Chapter 28. DataSets and DataBinding
Chapter 29. Language Integrated Queries (LINQ)
Chapter 30. The ADO.NET Entity Framework
Chapter 31. Reporting

Part VII: Application Services
Chapter 32. Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Chapter 33. Windows Workflow Foundation (WF)
Chapter 34. Client Application Services
Chapter 35. Synchronization Services
Chapter 36. WCF RIA Services

Part VIII: Configuration and Resources
Chapter 37. Configuration Files
Chapter 38. Connection Strings
Chapter 39. Resource Files

Part IX: Debugging
Chapter 40. Using the Debugging Windows
Chapter 41. Debugging with Breakpoints
Chapter 42. DataTips, Debug Proxies, and Visualizers
Chapter 43. Debugging Web Applications
Chapter 44. Advanced Debugging Techniques

Part X: Build and Deployment
Chapter 45. Upgrading with Visual Studio 2013
Chapter 46. Build Customization
Chapter 47. Assembly Versioning and Signing
Chapter 48. Obfuscation, Application Monitoring, and Management
Chapter 49. Packaging and Deployment
Chapter 50. Web Application Deployment

Part XI: Customizing and Extending Visual Studio
Chapter 51. The Automation Model
Chapter 52. Add-Ins
Chapter 53. Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)

Part XII: Visual Studio Ultimate
Chapter 54. Visual Studio Ultimate for Architects
Chapter 55. Visual Studio Ultimate for Developers
Chapter 56. Visual Studio Ultimate for Testers
Chapter 57. Team Foundation Server

Book Details

  • Paperback: 1104 pages
  • Publisher: Wrox (March 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118832043
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118832042
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