Book: Mastering Visual Studio 2017


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.


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Chapters covered in this book

  1. What's new in Visual Studio 2017 IDE
  2. What's new in C# 7.0
  3. Building applications for Windows using XAML Tools
  4. Building applications for Windows 10 using UWP Tools
  5. Building application with .NET Core
  6. Managing NuGet packages
  7. Debugging applications with Visual Studio 2017
  8. Testing applications with Visual Studio 2017
  9. Accelerate cloud development with Windows Azure
  10. Working with source controls

About the Author

Kunal Chowdhury has been a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) since 2010, starting with Silverlight to Windows app development. He is also a renowned public speaker, active blogger (by passion), and a software engineer (senior/technical lead) by profession. Over the years, he has acquired profound knowledge on various Microsoft products and helped developers throughout the world with his deep knowledge and experience.


As a technical buff, Kunal has in-depth knowledge of OOPs, C#, XAML, .NET, WPF, UWP, Visual Studio, Windows 10 and Microsoft Azure. He is also proficient in entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Scrum methodology. He has written many articles, tips & tricks on his technical blog (www.kunal-chowdhury.com) for developers and consumers.


You can contact Kunal via email at books [AT] kunal-chowdhury [DOT] com. You can also follow him on Twitter at @kunal2383 and become a part of his major fans on social media channels for the updates that he shares over there.


Buy this book from: Packt Publisher, Amazon (Global), Amazon India.