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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

Using the Extract to User Control feature

Modularizing is always a good idea to simplify code. With the Extract to User Control feature, we have a powerful tool that will help us with this refactoring functionality.

Getting ready

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

How to do it...

Here we are going to show how to easily generate a user control from a section of code in our web page.

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

  2. If you created a new application, add a control and customize it to your liking.

  3. Open the Site.Master page.

  4. Go to the div body and select the <section> element surrounding it.

  5. Right-click on the selected code and click on the Extract to User Control option.

  6. On the Save as dialog, assign the name ListOfCategories.ascx and click on the OK button.

  7. Now we will need to move the GetBookCategories() method from the code, as the related methods are not moved.

How it works...

We simply created a user control based on a section of our HTML...