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Asynchronous Programming Succinctly

Asynchronous Programming Succinctly

Unresponsive or sluggish applications can give the impression of a broken or low-quality app. Using asynchronous programming methods, apps can be made to function well even when performing other tasks. In Asynchronous Programming Succinctly, Dirk Strauss shows readers how to use Microsoft Visual Studio to create apps that function well even when performing tasks.


WPF Debugging and Performance Succinctly

WPF Debugging and Performance Succinctly

WPF allows you to build modern desktop applications for Windows, and part of building an application is debugging code and optimizing performance. In Alessandro Del Sole’s WPF Debugging and Performance Succinctly, you will learn how to debug a WPF application by leveraging all the powerful tools in Visual Studio, including the most recent additions that allow you to investigate the behavior of the UI at runtime. Also, you will learn how to analyze and improve an application’s performance in order to provide your customers with the best possible experience and thereby make them happy.


More UWP Succinctly

More UWP Succinctly

Modern Windows is much more than just a desktop environment, and to reach their full potential developers must be able to reach users on the many platforms they use. To facilitate this, Microsoft created Universal Windows Platform (UWP) to make development across multiple platforms simultaneously an achievable goal. In More UWP Succinctly, the second and final part of a series, author Matteo Pagani continues to guide readers towards developing and publishing their own UWP applications.


UWP Succinctly

UWP Succinctly

Modern Microsoft is much more than Windows, and to reach their full potential developers must be able to reach users on the many platforms they use. To facilitate this, Microsoft created Universal Windows Platform (UWP) to make development across multiple platforms simultaneously an achievable goal. In UWP Succinctly, the first part of a series, author Matteo Pagani guides readers towards developing their own UWP applications.


LINQPad Succinctly

LINQPad Succinctly

LINQPad Succinctly offers IT professionals a detailed examination of how and why LINQPad can improve development lifecycle and deliver applications in less time. Author José Roberto Olivas Mendoza begins with a detailed overview of LINQPad’s features, then delves into the installation process, including necessary prerequisites. Readers then get instruction on how to get the most out of LINQPad, such as how to query data bases and using LINQPad as a code scratchpad, which allows users to save significant time and effort on application delivery.


.NET Microservices: Architecture for Containerized .NET Applications

.NET Microservices: Architecture for Containerized .NET Applications

.NET Microservices: Architecture for Containerized .NET Applications is an introduction to developing microservices-based applications and managing them using containers. It discusses architectural design and implementation approaches using .NET Core and Docker containers. To make it easier to get started with containers and microservices, the guide focuses on a reference containerized and microservice-based application that you can explore.


Containerized Docker Applications Lifecycle with Microsoft Tools and Platform

Containerized Docker Applications Lifecycle with Microsoft Tools and Platform

Containerized Docker Applications Lifecycle with Microsoft Tools and Platform provides end-to-end guidance on the Docker application development lifecycle with Microsoft tools and services while providing an introduction to Docker development concepts for readers who might be new to the Docker ecosystem. This way, anyone can understand the global picture and start planning development projects based on Docker and Microsoft technologies/cloud.


.NET Core Succinctly

.NET Core Succinctly

With .NET Core, cross-platform develop is easier and backward compatibility is no problem. Author Giancarlo Lelli guides you through the fundamentals of .NET Core in his latest book, .NET Core Succinctly. Within its pages you will learn to harness this open-source, cloud-optimized port of the .NET Framework for modern apps.


Hive Succinctly

React.js Succinctly

Hive allows you to take data in Hadoop, apply a fixed external schema, and query the data with an SQL-like language. With Hive, complex queries can yield simpler, more effectively visualized results. Author Elton Stoneman uses Hive Succinctly to introduce the core principles of Hive and guides readers through mapping Hadoop and HBase data in Hive, writing complex queries in HiveQL, and running custom code inside Hive queries using a variety of languages.


Visual Studio Code Succinctly

Visual Studio Code Succinctly

Visual Studio Code is a powerful tool for editing code and serves as a complete environment for end-to-end programming. Visual Studio Code Succinctly by Alessandro Del Sole, will guide readers to mastery of this valuable tool so that they can make full use of its features.