Chapter 1. Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4

 

"If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside."

 
 --Robert X. Cringely

It has been eight years since Microsoft released the first version of the .NET Framework and Visual Studio to the world. In the interim, developers have found new and innovative ways to create tremendously powerful software with these tools, and Microsoft in turn has listened carefully to developer feedback, effectively putting the feature set and methodology into the hands of the people who will use it on a daily basis. The number and quality of tools in this latest version speak highly to ...

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