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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 the Page Inspector feature

Page Inspector is a tool that renders our pages in our Visual Studio 2012 IDE and lets us examine the source code and its output. It is great to determine which piece of code has produced a specific HTML markup code.

Getting ready

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

How to do it...

In this section we are going to see how to use the Page Inspector to inspect a page along with its styles.

  1. Open our previous ASP.NET application.

  2. Right-click on the Books.aspx page and select the View in Page Inspector option.

  3. Once the Page Inspector panel opens, click on the Inspect button at the bottom of the rendered page and click on the Categories selector. The bottom section should showcase the rendered HTML; we should see the applied styles on our left and the ASP.NET code that generates the selected element on our right.

How it works...

The page inspector is an outstanding feature to discover where a concrete style is being applied or what is provoking...