Visual Studio 2010 All-in-One For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 3, 2010 - Computers - 888 pages
A comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide to Visual Studio 2010

Visual Studio is Microsoft's comprehensive development environment that encompasses the .NET Framework, various programming languages, and ASP.NET. Programmers love it for developing applications for mobile devices and the Web.

Because Visual Studio can be complex, the All-in-One For Dummies format makes it easy for beginners to grasp its different parts and get up to speed.

  • Visual Studio is a development environment used with various programming languages to create a variety of applications, including those for the Web and mobile devices
  • The updated Visual Studio 2010 features new emphasis on development for Windows 7, cloud computing, and enhanced Web and Silverlight
  • Visual Studio 2010 All-in-One For Dummies shows how to build applications using the enhanced productivity features of Visual Studio 2010
  • Minibooks cover a Visual Studio overview, getting started, building Windows 7 and cloud applications, data access, coding, and other IDE details
  • Ideal for new programmers or Java programmers who want to become proficient with Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2010 All-in-One For Dummies provides both a great instruction book for new programmers and a valuable reference for the more experienced.


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Table ofContentsIntroduction
Visual Studio 2010 Overview Book I Chapter 1 What IsVisual Studio?
Getting Started with VisualStudio
Getting Help
Chapter 4 Upgrading
Chapter 4Wiring Up Eventsin the User Interface
Chapter 5Getting Productive with Visual Studio 2010
Chapter 4 Building Web Applications
Chapter 5 Using AJAX for Rich Web Pages
Chapter 7 Exploring ASP NET Services
Using session state Providing the Perks of Membership Configuringthedefaultdatabase
Chapter 8Using Threads and Timers
Chapter 11 Writing Silverlight Applications Getting Startedwith Silverlight Creating a Silverlight application
Chapter 12 Programming for the Cloud
Getting Acquainted with Data Access

Chapter 6 Exploring Web Services
Chapter 7 Handling Exceptionsand Debugging
Chapter 8Testing Code with Visual Studio Defining Unit Testing
Chapter 1 Getting Smart about Smart Clients
Taking Command from ControlCentral
Manipulating Controls Formatting controls Seeing the snaplines
Chapter 2 Building Smart Client User Interfaces
Chapter 3 Building Visual C++ Applications
Chapter5 Under the Hood with ADO
Chapter 6 Using Visual Studio with SQL Server
Goingthe Extra Mile Book VI Chapter 1 Building Solutions andProjects
Chapter 2 Deployment Options
Chapter 3 Checking Out Source Control
Chapter 4 Writing Custom Facebook Applications
Extending the Family

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Andrew Moore is an experienced software developer with expertise in C, C++, and C#. Currently a senior software engineer, he has development experience with air traffic management, discrete-event simulation, and most recently with VoIP and multimedia business communication systems.

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