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Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook

By : Jose Luis Latorre
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Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook

By: Jose Luis Latorre

Overview of this book

With about ten years since its first release, Microsoft's .NET Framework 4.5 is one of the most solid development technologies to create casual, business, or enterprise applications. It has evolved into a very stable framework and solid framework for developing applications, with a solid core, called the CLR (Common Language Runtime) Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 includes massive changes and enables modern application and UI development."Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook" aims to give you a run through the most exciting features of the latest version. You will experience all the flavors of .NET 4.5 hands on. The “How-to” recipes mix the right ingredients for a final taste of the most appetizing features and characteristics. The book is written in a way that enables you to dip in and out of the chapters.The book is full of practical code examples that are designed to clearly exemplify the different features and their applications in real-world development. All the chapters and recipes are progressive and based on the fresh features on .NET Framework 4.5.The book will begin by teaching you to build a modern UI application and improve it to make it Windows 8 Modern UI apps lifecycle model-compliant. You will create a portable library and throttle data source updating delays. Towards the end of the book, you will create you first Web API.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers


ASP.NET has definitely improved with .NET 4.5, providing us with better tools, capabilities, and performance.

As far as capabilities are concerned, the three "flavors" of ASP.NET are greatly enhanced. First, the new async features of .NET 4.5 are really interesting on ASP.NET. The web is becoming more interconnected every day, so asynchronous requests (and responses) are in all aspects of our daily work. Second, we have in our hands a greatly enhanced IDE with capabilities such as intelli-sense and improved support for the latest versions of web-development languages. Third, NuGet has been improved and now provides some componentized functionality for ASP.NET, such as Modernizr, which enables compatibility between browsers enabling/disabling HTML5 capabilities, jQuery, and so on.

There is even more candy, with features such as unobtrusive validation, an AntiXSS library, and EF Code First.

All in all, it's become an even better framework for web development!

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