PacktLib: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 Quickstart Cookbook

Credits

About the Author

Acknowledgment

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Windows Store Apps

Introduction

Building our first Windows Store app

Adding a splash screen (and app tiles) to our app

Improving the application to make it compliant with the Windows 8 lifecycle model

Improving our application tile

Improving our application with toast notifications

Exploring the Top New Features of the CLR

Introduction

Creating a portable library

Controlling the timeout in regular expressions

Defining the culture for an application domain

Overriding the default reflection behavior

Using the new ZipArchive class

Understanding async and await in .NET 4.5

Using the new asynchronous file I/O operations

Understanding the New Networking Capabilities

Introduction

Using the HttpClient and the new System.Net.Http namespaces

Understanding the new features of Entity Framework 5.0

Introduction

Creating our first "Code First" application

Using Code First Migrations

Understanding the New Features of ASP.NET

Introduction

Creating our first ASP.NET 4.5 Web Forms application

Configuring our application to use unobtrusive validation

Using Smart Tasks in the HTML editor

Using WAI-ARIA support

Using the Extract to User Control feature

Using the Page Inspector feature

Creating an asynchronous HTTP module

Implementing WPF's new features

Introduction

Implementing asynchronous error handling with INotifyDataErrorInfo

Using the WeakEvent pattern with WeakEventManager

Using the dispatcher's new features

Data binding to static properties

Throttling data source update delays

LiveShaping – repositioning elements when its bound data changes

Applying the New WCF Features

Introduction

Using the asynchronous features of WCF

Using WebSockets

Using Contract First development

Creating and Hosting Our First ASP.NET Web API

Introduction

Creating our first ASP.NET web API

Implementing a CRUD ASP.NET web API

Setting up a self-hosted ASP.NET web API

Using the New Capabilities of WF

Introduction

Creating a state machine workflow

Using the enhanced designer features

Resources for Further Knowledge

Resources for Further Knowledge

Resources for Further Knowledge

Resources for Further Knowledge

.NET 4.5 – Deployment Risks and Issues

.NET 4.5 – Deployment Risks and Issues

.NET 4.5 – Deployment Risks and Issues

.NET 4.5 – Deployment Risks and Issues

.NET 4.5 – Deployment Risks and Issues

Index