August 30, 2011
Coding Faster: Getting More Productive with Microsoft Visual Studio--New from Microsoft Press
Sebastopol, CA—Take a detailed look into Visual Studio and learn practical techniques to help you work more efficiently. Coding Faster: Getting More Productive with Microsoft® Visual Studio® (Microsoft Press, $39.99 USD) is a fully revised and expanded version of Visual Studio Tips: 251 Ways to Improve Your Productivity. It includes a comprehensive collection of tips and shortcuts for working with the code editor, visual designers, searches, debugger, and other features in Visual Studio 2005, 2008, and 2010. You'll gain valuable insights for using this IDE—no matter what your experience level.
"There is a large install base of Visual Studio users who don't realize the power they have at their fingertips," says Senior Developer Evangelist and coauthor Zain Naboulsi (@zainnab). "This book will turn the reader into a Power User in the IDE."
"This book is the most complete, in-depth guide to the Visual Studio environment that you can find," says Visual Studio Tip of the Day blogger and coauthor Sara Ford (@saraford).
Discover how to:
- Change development settings and keyboard mappings to optimize your efficiency
- Save time initiating a new project by creating custom templates
- Uncover secrets for working with the toolbox, commands, and window layouts
- Work with files in more practical ways, such as using the File Tab Channel
- Use the Editor more effectively with tips on selecting and manipulating code
- Apply techniques to help reduce the time you spend debugging code
- Create Visual Studio extensions to increase your development productivity
"In fact, I even learned tips and tricks about Visual Studio from working with Zain on the book, and I've spent nearly 10 years analyzing the ins and outs of Visual Studio," says Ford. "So save yourself the time and check out this ultimate desk reference for Visual Studio 2005, 2008, and 2010."
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For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://oreilly.com/catalog/0790145309846
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