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Professional Visual Studio® 2005

Andrew Parsons, Nick Randolph

ISBN: 978-0-764-59846-3

Aug 2006

912 pages

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  • Taking a unique IDE-centric approach, well-respected authors examine the IDE capabilities readers will need to perform specific tasks, demonstrated in the context of building XML Web services
  • The only book on the topic that introduces each characteristic of the IDE followed by an example of the context in which that feature is used
  • Covers creating custom templates and wizards, reusing code and lightweight code generators, dynamically generating forms through reflections, managing data in the IDE, using the SQL designer to write stored procedures, debugging ASP.NET Web forms, and much more


Part I: The Integrated Development Environment.

Chapter 1: A Quick Tour of the IDE.

Chapter 2: Options.

Chapter 3: The Toolbox.

Chapter 4: The Solution Explorer.

Chapter 5: Customizing the IDE.

Chapter 6: Form Design.

Part II: Project and Solution Design.

Chapter 7: Projects and Solutions.

Chapter 8: Source Control.

Chapter 9: Application Configuration Files.

Chapter 10: XML Resource Files.

Part III: Documentation and Research.

Chapter 11: Help and Research.

Chapter 12: XML Comments.

Chapter 13: Control and Document Outline.

Part IV: Security and Modeling.

Chapter 14: Code Generation.

Chapter 15: Security Concepts.

Chapter 16: Cryptography.

Chapter 17: Obfuscation.

Part V: Coding.

Chapter 18: IntelliSense.

Chapter 19: Code Snippets.

Chapter 20: Regions and Bookmarks.

Chapter 21: Refactoring.

Chapter 22: Generics, Nullable Types, and Partial Types.

Chapter 23: Language-Specific Features.

Chapter 24: The My Namespace.

Part VI: Automation.

Chapter 25: Code Generation Templates.

Chapter 26: Macros.

Chapter 27: Connection Strings.

Chapter 28: Assembly Signing.

Chapter 29: Preemptive Error Correction.

Chapter 30: Strongly Typed DataSets.

Chapter 31: Data Binding and Object Data Sources.

Chapter 32: Add-Ins.

Chapter 33: Third-Party Extensions.

Chapter 34: Starter Kits.

Part VII: Other Time Savers.

Chapter 35: Workspace Control.

Chapter 36: Find and Replace.

Chapter 37: Server Explorer.

Chapter 38: Visual Database Tools.

Chapter 39: Regular Expressions.

Chapter 40: Tips, Hacks, and Tweaks.

Chapter 41: Creating Web Applications.

Chapter 42: Additional Web Techniques.

Chapter 43: Building Device Applications.

Chapter 44: Advanced Device Application Programming.

Part VIII: Build and Deployment.

Chapter 45: Upgrading to Visual Studio 2005.

Chapter 46: Build Customization.

Chapter 47: Deployment: ClickOnce and Other Methods.

Part IX: Debugging and Testing.

Chapter 48: Using the Debugging Windows.

Chapter 49: Debugging Breakpoints.

Chapter 50: Debugging Proxies and Visualizers.

Chapter 51: Maintaining Web Applications.

Chapter 52: Other Debugging Techniques.

Chapter 53: Unit Testing.

Part X: Extensions for Visual Studio 2005.

Chapter 54: InfoPath 2003 Toolkit.

Chapter 55: Visual Studio Tools for Office.

Chapter 56: Visual Studio Team System.


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