Professional Visual Studio 2017

Professional Visual Studio 2017

Skip the basics and delve right into Visual Studio 2017 advanced features and tools Professional Visual Studio 2017 is the industry-favorite guide to getting the most out of Microsoft's primary programming technology. From touring the new UI to exploiting advanced functionality, this book is designed to help professional developers become more productive. A unique IDE-centric approach provides a clear path through the typical workflow while exploring the nooks and crannies that can make your job easier. Visual Studio 2017 includes a host of features aimed at improving developer productivity and UI, and this book covers them all with clear explanation, new figures, and expert insight. Whether you're new to VS or just upgrading, this all-inclusive guide is an essential resource to keep within arm's reach. Visual Studio 2017 fixes the crucial issues that kept professionals from adopting VS 2015, and includes new features and tools that streamline the developer's job. This book provides the straightforward answers you need so you can get up to speed quickly and get back to work. Master the core functionality of Visual Studio 2017 Dig into the tools that make writing code easier Tailor the environment to your workflow, not the other way around Work your way through configuration, debugging, building, deployment, customizing, and more Microsoft is changing their release cadence—it's only been about two years since the last release—so developers need to quickly get a handle on new tools and features if they hope to remain productive. The 2017 release is designed specifically to help you get more done, in less time, with greater accuracy and attention to detail. If you're ready to get acquainted, Professional Visual Studio 2017 is your ideal guide.

Microsoft Visual Basic 2017 for Windows, Web, and Database Applications: Comprehensive

Microsoft Visual Basic 2017 for Windows, Web, and Database Applications: Comprehensive

Now readers can prepare for the number one job in today’s tech sector -- app development -- as they learn the essentials of Microsoft Visual Basic. The step-by-step, visual approach and professional programming opportunities in MICROSOFT VISUAL BASIC 2017 FOR WINDOWS APPLICATIONS: INTRODUCTORY lay the initial groundwork for a successful degree or career in IT programming. Users gain a fundamental understanding of Windows programming for 2017. This edition’s innovative approach blends visual demonstrations of professional-quality programs with in-depth discussions of today’s most effective programming concepts and techniques. Numerous real programming assignments in each chapter let readers practice what they’ve learned as this edition equips users to program independently at their best. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Professional C# 7 and .NET Core 2.0

Professional C# 7 and .NET Core 2.0

The professional’s guide to C# 7, with expert guidance on the newest features Professional C# 7 and .NET Core 2.0 provides experienced programmers with the information they need to work effectively with the world’s leading programming language. The latest C# update added many new features that help you get more done in less time, and this book is your ideal guide for getting up to speed quickly. C# 7 focuses on data consumption, code simplification, and performance, with new support for local functions, tuple types, record types, pattern matching, non-nullable reference types, immutable types, and better support for variables. Improvements to Visual Studio will bring significant changes to the way C# developers interact with the space, bringing .NET to non-Microsoft platforms and incorporating tools from other platforms like Docker, Gulp, and NPM. Guided by a leading .NET expert and steeped in real-world practicality, this guide is designed to get you up to date and back to work. With Microsoft speeding up its release cadence while offering more significant improvement with each update, it has never been more important to get a handle on new tools and features quickly. This book is designed to do just that, and more—everything you need to know about C# is right here, in the single-volume resource on every developer’s shelf. Tour the many new and enhanced features packed into C# 7 and .NET Core 2.0 Learn how the latest Visual Studio update makes developers’ jobs easier Streamline your workflow with a new focus on code simplification and performance enhancement Delve into improvements made for localization, networking, diagnostics, deployments, and more Whether you’re entirely new to C# or just transitioning to C# 7, having a solid grasp of the latest features allows you to exploit the language’s full functionality to create robust, high -quality apps. Professional C# 7 and .NET Core 2.0 is the one-stop guide to everything you need to know.

Programming with Microsoft Visual Basic 2017

Programming with Microsoft Visual Basic 2017

Readers learn to master the fundamentals of effective programming while working through Visual Basic 2017’s latest features with a wealth of hands-on applications -- all placed in context within this book's engaging real-world setting. PROGRAMMING WITH MICROSOFT VISUAL BASIC 2017, 8E by best-selling technology author Diane Zak offers an ideal introduction to programming with a dynamic visual presentation, step-by-step tutorials, and strategically placed activity boxes. New hands-on applications, timely examples, and practical exercises address a variety of learning styles. Even readers with no prior programming experience can learn how to effectively plan and create interactive Visual Basic 2017 applications right away. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Visual Studio 2019 In Depth

Discover and make use of the powerful features of the Visual Studio 2019 IDE to develop better and faster mobile, web, and desktop applications

Visual Studio 2019 In Depth

Step-by-step guide to all the tools and extensions in the Visual Studio 2019 IDE DESCRIPTION This book peeks into every corner of the Visual Studio IDE and will help you get started with the latest 2019 version. Right from installation, you’ll discover new features within the tool and the optimal way to use the features you may already know. You'll learn, for example, how to extend Visual Studio with your own customizations, so that you can make it perform the way you want. You will then explore everything about NuGet package, test applications using Live Unit Testing, and learn how to make code templates using the T4 code generation tool. You’ll get to grips with the richer JavaScript IntelliSense, which will help you focus more on coding. Moving on, you’ll learn to work with the dedicated workloads for data storage and data science. You will also review the more advanced architecture tools concealed within the IDE and finally create cloud-first applications powered by Microsoft Azure using the built-in suite of Azure tools. KEY FEATURES ● Create and use custom IDE extensions ● Find, download, and use the best IDE extensions for web, mobile, Azure, and Windows ● Enhance programming experience and time with debugging tools ● Enhance coding capabilities with coding tools ● Test projects proactively ● Create powerful web, mobile, and Azure solutions for the real world WHAT WILL YOU LEARN By the end of the book, you will be able to tackle any solution for any platform head-on. You will create real-world solutions from start to finish. By using the tools and extensions outlined in this book, you will be able to code better and faster, debug better, share your code with more peers, test your code better, and install or publish your apps quicker and without issues. WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR The book is intended for any .NET developer. You can be a seasoned developer or a newbie just starting out. This book will play a pivotal role in presenting all the tools you need to become a better developer. Table of Contents 1. Getting started with Visual Studio 2. Digging in the Visual Studio IDE 3. IntelliSense 4. Language & coding changes in C# 5. What’s new in .Net core 6. Built-in tools 7. Debugging tools 8. Testing tools 9. ASP.NET tools 10. Mobile tools 11. Azure tools 12. IDE extensions 13. ASP.NET extensions 14. Mobile extensions 15. Azure DevOps extensions

Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Unleashed

Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Unleashed

Instructs on how to use the business application software, including directions on building data-centric applications, customizing reports, aggregating data, and streamlining deployment to the Windows Azure cloud.

Mastering Visual Studio 2017

Mastering Visual Studio 2017

A guide to mastering Visual Studio 2017 About This Book Focus on coding with the new, improved, and powerful tools of VS 2017 Master improved debugging and unit testing support capabilities Accelerate cloud development with the built-in Azure tools Who This Book Is For .NET Developers who would like to master the new features of VS 2017, and would like to delve into newer areas such as cloud computing, would benefit from this book. Basic knowledge of previous versions of Visual Studio is assumed. What You Will Learn Learn what's new in the Visual Studio 2017 IDE, C# 7.0, and how it will help developers to improve their productivity Learn the workloads and components of the new installation wizard and how to use the online and offline installer Build stunning Windows apps using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) tools Get familiar with .NET Core and learn how to build apps targeting this new framework Explore everything about NuGet packages Debug and test your applications using Visual Studio 2017 Accelerate cloud development with Microsoft Azure Integrate Visual Studio with most popular source control repositories, such as TFS and GitHub In Detail Visual Studio 2017 is the all-new IDE released by Microsoft for developers, targeting Microsoft and other platforms to build stunning Windows and web apps. Learning how to effectively use this technology can enhance your productivity while simplifying your most common tasks, allowing you more time to focus on your project. With this book, you will learn not only what VS2017 offers, but also what it takes to put it to work for your projects. Visual Studio 2017 is packed with improvements that increase productivity, and this book will get you started with the new features introduced in Visual Studio 2017 IDE and C# 7.0. Next, you will learn to use XAML tools to build classic WPF apps, and UWP tools to build apps targeting Windows 10. Later, you will learn about .NET Core and then explore NuGet, the package manager for the Microsoft development platform. Then, you will familiarize yourself with the debugging and live unit testing techniques that comes with the IDE. Finally, you'll adapt Microsoft's implementation of cloud computing with Azure, and the Visual Studio integration with Source Control repositories. Style and approach This comprehensive guide covers the advanced features of Visual Studio 2017, and communicates them through a practical approach to explore the underlying concepts of how, when, and why to use it.

IoT, AI, and Blockchain for .NET

Building a Next-Generation Application from the Ground Up

IoT, AI, and Blockchain for .NET

Create applications using Industry 4.0. Discover how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) capabilities can be enhanced using the Internet of things (IoT) and secured using Blockchain, so your latest app can be not just smarter but also more connected and more secure than ever before. This book covers the latest easy-to-use APIs and services from Microsoft, including Azure IoT, Cognitive Services APIs, Blockchain as a Service (BaaS), and Machine Learning Studio. As you work through the book, you’ll get hands-on experience building an example solution that uses all of these technologies—an IoT suite for a smart healthcare facility. Hosted on Azure and networked using Azure IoT, the solution includes centralized patient monitoring, using Cognitive Services APIs for face detection, recognition, and tracking. Blockchain is used to create trust-based security and inventory management. Machine learning is used to create predictive solutions to proactively improve quality of life. By the end of the book, you’ll be confident creating richer and smarter applications using these technologies. What You’ll Learn Know the technologies underpinning Industry 4.0 and AI 2.0 Develop real-time solutions using IoT in Azure Bring the smart capabilities of AI 2.0 into your application using a simple API call Host and manage your solution on Azure Understand Blockchain as a Service Capture and analyze data on the fly Make predictions using existing data Who This Book Is For Novice and intermediate .NET developers and architects who want to learn what it takes to create a modern or next-generation application

Mastering Visual Studio 2019

Become proficient in .NET Framework and .NET Core by using advanced coding techniques in Visual Studio, 2nd Edition

Mastering Visual Studio 2019

Explore the new features in Visual Studio 2019 and build apps using WPF, .NET Core, TypeScript, and Azure Key Features Learn how to write better code with the new and improved Visual Studio 2019 toolset Accelerate cloud development with built-in Azure tools Collaborate with a distributed team by integrating Visual Studio with source control repositories Book Description Visual Studio 2019 is the latest IDE from Microsoft for developers targeting Windows and other platforms to build stunning desktop, web and mobile applications. In this book, you’ll learn how to effectively use this IDE to build, debug, and test your applications to enhance productivity by simplifying your most common tasks and allowing more time to focus on other aspects of your project. Starting with an overview of the new features in Visual Studio 2019, you’ll understand what’s improved since its previous edition. This Visual Studio book will help you build applications for Windows using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), which provides a unified programming model for developing dynamic, rich, data-driven desktop applications. You’ll then learn about Microsoft's implementation of cloud computing with Azure, followed by building applications using .NET Core and TypeScript. This book will also help you explore NuGet, the package manager for the Microsoft development platform, that enables you to create, publish, and consume packages from a central repository by managing a reference list of packages. Finally, you’ll delve into the debugging and live unit testing techniques that are built into the IDE. By the end of the book, you’ll have become a more efficient Visual Studio 2019 user, and be able to use it for developing, testing, debugging and deploying your applications. What you will learn Increase your productivity with Visual Studio 2019’s new features Understand how the installation wizard works and create an offline installation package Build stunning applications using WPF, .NET Core, and TypeScript Explore NuGet packages in depth Accelerate cloud development with Azure Debug and test your applications efficiently Get to grips with integrating Visual Studio with Git repositories Who this book is for If you’re a Microsoft .NET developer who wants to learn the new features of Visual Studio 2019, or want to delve into cloud computing, .NET Core, TypeScript along with mastering the skills of building, debugging, and unit testing professional apps, you’ll find this book useful. Basic knowledge of Visual Studio, .NET, and C# is assumed.