Professional C# 5.0 and .NET 4.5.1

Professional C# 5.0 and .NET 4.5.1

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Comprehensive, advanced coverage of C# 5.0 and .NET 4.5.1 Whether you're a C# guru or transitioning from C/C++, staying up to date is critical to your success. Professional C# 5.0 and .NET 4.5.1 is your go-to guide for navigating the programming environment for the Windows platform. After a quick refresher of the C# basics, the team of expert authors dives in to C# 5.0 and updates for NET 4.5.1. Includes: * Different behaviors for .NET 4.5.1 and the changes to Visual Studio 2013 * Changes to ASP.NET Core, Web Forms, MVC, and Web API * Updated Windows 8 deployments and localization, event logs, and data flow * Shuffling of ADO.NET Entity Framework * Additions to Windows Workflow Foundation * New Windows Runtime 2.0 updates
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  • Paperback | 1560 pages
  • 189 x 235 x 48mm | 2,076g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1118833031
  • 9781118833032
  • 680,210

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Sharpen your C# skills with this essential resource

Written by a dream team of .NET experts, Professional C# 5.0 and .NET 4.5.1 includes everything developers need to work with C#, the language of choice for .NET applications. This book is perfect for both experienced C# programmers looking to sharpen their skills and professional developers who are using C# for the first time. The authors deliver unparalleled coverage of Visual Studio 2013 and .NET Framework 4.5.1 additions, as well as new test-driven development and concurrent programming features. Source code for all the examples are available for download, so you can start writing Windows desktop, Windows Store apps, and ASP.NET web applications immediately.

Professional C# 5.0 and .NET 4.5.1

Covers the major updates and improvements in Visual Studio 2013, including a new explanation of how C# developers will interact with VS Provides everything the professional developer needs to know about C# and putting it to work Explores the updates for .NET 4.5.1 GC, the new UI for Visual Studio 2013, and Windows Store apps for Windows 8.1 Features helpful examples and hands-on code, as well as resourceful ways to handle common problems

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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Table of contents

Introduction xxiii Part I: The C# Language Chapter 1: .NET Architecture 3 Chapter 2: Core C# 23 Chapter 3: Objects and Types 65 Chapter 4: Inheritance 89 Chapter 5: Generics 107 Chapter 6: Arrays and Tuples 129 Chapter 7: Operators and Casts 151 Chapter 8: Delegates, Lambdas, and Events 183 Chapter 9: Strings and Regular Expressions 209 Chapter 10: Collections 229 Chapter 11: Language Integrated Query 279 Chapter 12: Dynamic Language Extensions 313 Chapter 13: Asynchronous Programming 325 Chapter 14: Memory Management and Pointers 347 Chapter 15: Reflection 373 Chapter 16: Errors and Exceptions 391 Chapter 17: Visual Studio 2013 415 Chapter 18: Deployment 469 Chapter 19: Assemblies 489 Chapter 20: Diagnostics 521 Chapter 21: Tasks, Threads, and Synchronization 555 Chapter 22: Security 605 Chapter 23: Interop 631 Chapter 24: Manipulating Files and the Registry 665 Chapter 25: Transactions 709 Chapter 26: Networking 741 Chapter 27: Windows Services 773 Chapter 28: Localization 805 Chapter 29: Core XAM L 847 Chapter 30: Managed Extensibility Framework 865 Chapter 31: Windows Runtime 895 Chapter 32: Core ADO .NET 919 Chapter 33: ADO .NET Entity Framework 965 Chapter 34: Manipulating XM L 997 Chapter 35: Core WPF 1051 Chapter 36: Business Applications with WPF 1103 Chapter 37: Creating Documents with WPF 1155 Chapter 38: Windows Store App s: User Interface 1177 Chapter 39: Windows Store App s: Contracts and Chapter 40: Core AS P.NET 1223 Chapter 41: AS P.NET Web Forms 1253 Chapter 42: AS P.NET MV C 1297 Chapter 43: Windows Communication Foundation 1339 Chapter 44: AS P.NET Web API 1381 Chapter 45: Windows Workflow Foundation 1407 Chapter 46: Peer-to-Peer Networking 1433 Chapter 47: Message Queuing 1447 Index 1479
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About Christian Nagel

Christian Nagel is software architect with more than 20 years of development experience. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Professional Developer, and Microsoft MVP for Visual C#. Jay Glynn started writing software more than 20 years ago. He currently works for VGT as a software engineer writing server-based software. Morgan Skinner has programmed in C# and .NET since 2000; he joined Microsoft in 2001.
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