Professional Visual Studio 2012

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 28, 2012 - Computers - 1104 pages
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The ultimate developers' guide to Visual Studio 2012

This expert Wrox guide is what you need to get up and running quickly on Visual Studio 2012. Written by a Microsoft Visual C# MVP, it guides you through the integrated development environment (IDE), showing you how to maximize all new tools and improvements.

  • Offers programmers a fast way to IDE-centric programming success
  • Demonstrates new IDE features, including the new Metro style app project templates and Windows 8 app store features
  • Explains each feature, then illustrates the context in which it will help you solve problems
  • Covers timely and essential topics related to rich client app development, web applications, application services, file configuration, debugging and testing, and more
  • Helps advanced users customize and extend Visual Studio through the Automation Model, writing macros, working with the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF), and more
  • Provides ample detail for programmers who are new to Visual Studio 2012, as well as for experienced programmers exploring the advanced capabilities of the IDE

Professional Visual Studio 2012 uses a unique, IDE-centric approach to help you get up and running quickly on this exciting new release.

 

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Contents

Querying the Entity Model
575
Reporting
583
Expressions Placeholders and Aggregates
600
Report Layout
608
Deploying Reports
615
APPLICATION SERVICES
617
Windows Workflow Foundation WF
639
xxviii
651

THE VISUAL STUDIO WORKSPACE
49
PART XI
51
CHAPTER
57
FIND AND REPLACE AND HELP
67
Find and Replace Options
70
GETTING STARTED
79
Web Application Project Properties
103
INTELLISENSE AND BOOKMARKS
109
CODE SNIPPETS AND REFACTORING
127
Refactoring Actions
137
Summary
146
MODELING WITH THE CLASS DESIGNER
163
DIGGING DEEPER
175
DOCUMENTATION WITH XML COMMENTS
197
CODE CONSISTENCY TOOLS
219
CODE GENERATION WITH T4
233
PROJECT AND ITEM TEMPLATES
257
LANGUAGESPECIFIC FEATURES
275
RICH CLIENT APPLICATIONS
289
WINDOWS PRESENTATION FOUNDATION WPF
305
OFFICE BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
331
WINDOWS STORE APPLICATIONS
347
WEB APPLICATIONS
359
INDEX
370
Web Controls
377
ASP NET MVC
395
SILVERLIGHT
425
DYNAMIC DATA
439
SHAREPOINT
461
WINDOWS AZURE
483
DATA
499
Visual Database Tools
501
DATASETS AND DATABINDING
509
Language Integrated Queries LINQ
535
The ADO NET Entity Framework
561
Client Application Services
661
Synchronization Services
679
WCF RIA SERVICES
689
PART VIII CONFIGURATION AND RESOURCES
701
App Config
704
Application Settings
710
User Settings
717
RESOURCE FILES
731
Designer Files
736
Coding Resource Files
743
DEBUGGING
749
DEBUGGING
751
The Parallel Debugging Windows
762
Summary
768
Debugging with Breakpoints
769
DATATIPS DEBUG PROXIES AND VISUALIZERS
781
Debugging Web Applications
793
Advanced Debugging Techniques
811
Summary
828
BUILD AND DEPLOYMENT
829
BUILD CUSTOMIZATION
837
ASSEMBLY VERSIONING AND SIGNING
853
OBFUSCATION APPLICATION MONITORING
861
PACKAGING AND DEPLOYMENT
881
Summary
894
Summary
905
ADDINS
917
MANAGED EXTENSIBILITY FRAMEWORK MEF
931
VISUAL STUDIO ULTIMATE
951
Visual Studio Ultimate for Architects
953
xxxvi
965
VISUAL STUDIO ULTIMATE FOR TESTERS
983
TEAM FOUNDATION SERVER
997
INDEX
1021
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Bruce Johnson is a principal consultant with ObjectSharp Corporation. He has been published in a wide variety of technology periodicals and has given more than 500 presentations at user conferences.

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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