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Visual Studio 2010 All-in-One For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-53943-9
912 pages
June 2010
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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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Book I: Visual Studio 2010 Overview.

Chapter 1: What Is Visual Studio?

Chapter 2: Exploring .NET.

Chapter 3: Modern Software Development.

Chapter 4: The Languages of .NET.

Chapter 5: The Many Editions of Visual Studio 2010.

Chapter 6: New to Visual Studio 2010.

Book II: Getting Started with Visual Studio.

Chapter 1: Installing Visual Studio Professional.

Chapter 2: Browsing Visual Studio.

Chapter 3: Making Connections with Visual Studio.

Chapter 4: Upgrading .NET.

Book III: Coding.

Chapter 1: Programming with Visual Studio 2010.

Chapter 2: Understanding Data Types.

Chapter 3: Get Some Class.

Chapter 4: Wiring Up Events in the User Interface.

Chapter 5: Getting Productive with Visual Studio 2010.

Chapter 6: Exploring Web Services.

Chapter 7: Handling Exceptions and Debugging.

Chapter 8: Testing Code with Visual Studio.

Book IV: Basics of Building Applications with Visual Studio 2010.

Chapter 1: Getting Smart about Smart Clients.

Chapter 2: Building Smart Client User Interfaces.

Chapter 3: Building Visual C++ Applications.

Chapter 4: Building Web Applications.

Chapter 5: Using AJAX for Rich Web Pages.

Chapter 6: Laying Out Your Web Site.

Chapter 7: Exploring ASP.NET Services.

Chapter 8: Using Threads and Timers.

Chapter 9: Writing Network Applications.

Chapter 10: Parallel Programming.

Chapter 11: Writing Silverlight Applications.

Chapter 12: Programming for the Cloud.

Book V: Getting Acquainted with Data Access.

Chapter 1: Accessing Data with Visual Studio.

Chapter 2: Show Me the Data.

Chapter 3: Working with Strongly Typed DataSets.

Chapter 4: Working with XML.

Chapter 5: Under the Hood with ADO.NET.

Chapter 6: Using Visual Studio with SQL Server.

Chapter 7: LINQ.

Book VI: Going the Extra Mile.

Chapter 1: Building Solutions and Projects.

Chapter 2: Deployment Options.

Chapter 3: Checking Out Source Control.

Chapter 4: Writing Custom Facebook Applications.

Book VII: Extending the Family.

Chapter 1: Exploring Visual Studio Extensions.

Chapter 2: Being a Team Player with Visual Studio Team System.


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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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