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Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook

By : Jose Luis Latorre
Book Image

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

Using WAI-ARIA support

Visual Studio 2012 fully supports the Web Accessibility Initiative-Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA ) standard, making it easier for us to create accessible websites. This is the Accessible Rich Internet Applications suite that provides a way to make web content and apps more accessible through this framework, and this in turn allows us to add attributes for identifying features regarding accessibility. Basically, ARIA is a set of semantic tags and attributes that identify features regarding accessibility in user interaction, how they relate to each other, and their state.

Getting ready

In order to use this recipe you should have Visual Studio 2012.

How to do it...

Here we will see how to use Visual Studio 2012's support for WAI-ARIA:

  1. Open our previous ASP.NET Application or create a new one.

  2. Open the Site.Master page.

  3. Go to the <nav> element.

  4. Press Ctrl + the Space bar.

  5. We will be able to see all the WAI-ARIA attributes, which are prefixed with the aria...