Mastering Visual Studio 2019

Video description

This comprehensive course covers the advanced features of Visual Studio 2019 and uses a practical approach to bolster your programming skills and simplify application development requirements.

You will master advanced topics to take your skills to the next level with Visual Studio 2019. We begin with a quick overview, then introduce the new features, including updates such as tighter integration between Visual Studio Team Explorer and Azure DevOps, a suite of tools that enables you to easily create cloud-enabled apps powered by Microsoft Azure. You will learn to create apps for the web as well as cross-platform applications. You will learn how to connect to databases using Server Explorer. You will learn how to debug, test, and improve your code and deploy your app. You will also learn how to manage your code, collaborate, and extend Visual Studio’s functionalities.

By the end of the course, you will have mastered the new features and functionalities of Visual Studio 2019 to utilize the full benefits of Visual Studio when it comes to building advanced applications.

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the new search capabilities in Visual Studio: menus, commands, and options, and boost your productivity to the max
  • Enhance solution load-time performance
  • Faster ways to pinpoint issues in your code and resolve them
  • Learn more about the new Git Tools features and how to easily switch between tasks without losing your code changes
  • Debug, test, and improve your code before deploying your application
  • Use the new CPU Profiling solution for ASP.NET to develop web applications
  • Master enhanced productivity tools in Xamarin Android Designer


This course is for those who have a basic working knowledge of Visual Studio and are keen to master advanced features unlikely to be known to average developers/users, and then apply them to take real-world projects to the next level.

About The Author

Joshua Garverick: Joshua Garverick is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) and a seasoned IT professional with more than 15 years of enterprise experience working in several large industries (finance, healthcare, transportation, logistics). He specializes in Application Lifecycle Management and is currently involved with DevOps and architecture projects, focusing specifically on software architecture and enterprise needs. He published a course with us on Mastering Visual Studio 2019 which has received 4.5-star ratings on Udemy. Joshua has been a Visual Studio ALM Ranger, where he provided guidance, practical experience, and solutions to the developer community.

Product information

  • Title: Mastering Visual Studio 2019
  • Author(s): Joshua Garverick
  • Release date: September 2019
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781838559243