The latest release of Visual Studio is loaded with exciting new features and this invaluable guide shows you how to use them. The unique author team examines the Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and introduces the many new technologies on the .NET platform. You'll explore every facet of the IDE and discover where and how specific features are used. Each chapter clearly illustrates how you can apply various tools, commands, and shortcuts to get the most out of your next project. Packed with best practices and easy-to-follow steps, this book shows you how Visual Studio 2010 can make your life easier.
Professional Visual Studio 2010:
Walks you through all the new features of Visual Studio 2010
Demonstrates how to customize the IDE to meet your working needs
Shares techniques for building rich client applications
Uncovers tips for creating web applications with ASP.NET and Silverlight
Explains ways to configure and debug your applications for optimal performance
Reveals methods for customizing and extending Visual Studio 2010
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David Gardner is the Chief Software Architect at Intilecta Corporation and a regular blogger on the Professional Visual Studio web site (www.professionalvisualstudio.com).
Michael Minutillo is a senior .NET developer for Beacon Technology Pty Ltd and currently leads the Perth ALT.NET user group.
Chris Anderson is a consultant who specializes in .NET programming.
This book is probably good if you have experience with previous versions of Visual Studio. With no Visual Studio experience I found it little more than an extended walk through the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Chuck Graham
This is an excellent hands on book to learn the technology. I've suggested this book to several friends to read.Published 2 months ago by Anthony Tempio, Jr.
I am a retired programmer and needed some help on Visual Studio. This book is well organized and easy to follow. Good example code that helped me get up to speed quickly.Published 3 months ago by John Miller
Provides a lot of good information about the application itself if you have the 2010 version. I think version 2012 has significant improvements but this book is foundationally... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Bruce Norgan
This book covers a good amount of features in Visual Studio 2010 which are very useful for beginners. The content of the book is helpful in general.Published 13 months ago by Zhenyu Lu
Even though this is a professional version, it is very good for the beginners. Even though I have not completely read this book but the starting chapters gave some very useful tips... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Sachin
I jumped from VS 2005 to a brief VS 2010 then right to VS 2012. Since there isn't a VS 2012 book I am relying on this book for help. It helps a little. Read morePublished 19 months ago by James D. Perkins
The books in this series are thick to say the least. But this is what happens when you have a lot of topics that need teaching. Read morePublished on June 7, 2012 by Phil W.
Good and received the books much earlier than expected. Didn't have any issues. Was happy with the service and no issues.Published on August 30, 2011 by V. Rajesh