Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, 3rd Edition

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2015-09-05
1320 pages

Book Description

Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 empowers you to write next-generation applications for any modern environment: mobile, web, cloud, universal Windows 10/8.x, database, and beyond. This end-to-end deep dive will help working developers squeeze maximum productivity out of Microsoft’s powerful new toolset.

The authors combine authoritative and detailed information about Microsoft’s latest IDE, with extensive insights and best practices drawn from decades of development experience. Developers will quickly get comfortable with Visual Studio 2015’s updated , master its new capabilities, leverage its extensive new support for open standards, and discover multiple opportunities to leverage its .NET 4.6 platform and language improvements.

By focusing entirely on Visual Studio 2015 Professional, the authors go deeper into Microsoft’s core product than ever before. You’ll find expert coverage of everything from debugging through deploying to Azure, IDE extension and automation through cross-platform mobile development. Throughout, this book’s focus is relentlessly practical: how to apply Microsoft’s tools to build better software, faster.

Detailed information on how to...

  • Master Visual Studio 2015’s updated interface and key tools: Solutions, Projects, Browsers, Explorers, Editors, and Designers to improve productivity
  • Develop robust cross-platform mobile apps for Windows, , and Android using Apache Cordova templates for Visual Studio
  • Use the new ASP.NET 5 to build modern web solutions that run on Windows, , or Linux
  • Develop Single Page Applications (SPAs) based on HTML5 and rich client-side frameworks such as Knockout, AngularJS, Bootstrap, and more
  • Accelerate cloud development with the Azure SDK, QuickStart templates, and Azure management portal
  • Create mobile service solutions using ASP.NET Web API and WCF
  • Streamline data development across multiple platforms with Entity Framework 7
  • Develop modern Microsoft Office business applications
  • Perform robust, automated unit testing as you , increasing your confidence in changes and refactoring
  • Extend the VS 2015 IDE and Code Editor by creating custom, productivity-enhancing solutions

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Table of Contents

Part I Introducing Visual Studio 2015
Chapter 1 A Quick Tour of Visual Studio 2015
Chapter 2 The Visual Studio IDE
Chapter 3 The .NET Languages

Part II An In-Depth Look at the IDE
Chapter 4 Solutions and Projects
Chapter 5 Browsers and Explorers
Chapter 6 Introducing the Editors and Designers

Part III Working with the Visual Studio Tools
Chapter 7 Working with Visual Studio’s Productivity Aids
Chapter 8 Testing Code
Chapter 9 Refactoring Code
Chapter 10 Debugging Code
Chapter 11 Deploying Code
Chapter 12 Developing Applications in the Cloud with Windows Azure
Chapter 13 Working with Databases

Part IV Extending Visual Studio
Chapter 14 Introducing the Automation Object Model
Chapter 15 Extending the IDE
Chapter 16 Extending the Code Editor

Part V Building Web Applications
Chapter 17 Building Modern Websites with ASP.NET 5
Chapter 18 Using JavaScript and Client-Side Frameworks
Chapter 19 Building and Consuming Services with Web API and WCF
Chapter Part VI Building Windows Client Apps
Chapter 20 Building Windows Applications
Chapter 21 Building WPF Applications
Chapter 22 Developing Office Business Applications

Part VII Creating Mobile Apps
Chapter 23 Developing Windows Store Applications
Chapter 24 Creating Windows Phone Applications
Chapter 25 Writing Cross-Platform Mobile Applications with Apache Cordova

Book Details

  • Title: Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, 3rd Edition
  • Author: ,
  • Length: 1320 pages
  • Edition: 3
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2015-09-05
  • ISBN-10: 0672337363
  • ISBN-13: 9780672337369