Visual Studio / .NET, For Developers, For Managing IT

VST04 What's New in Visual Studio 2012


11:00am - 12:15pm

Level: Introductory

Rob Daigneau

Rob Daigneau

Senior Fellow

Construx Software

Visual Studio 2012 is jam-packed with so many new features and enhancements, it’s hard to figure out just where to begin. While this presentation will cover a lot of ground, there’s no need to fear ‘cuz we’re going to make this fun!

In this talk you’ll get a quick overview of what you’ll find in each version (i.e. SKU) of VS 2012. We’ll introduce you to a few of the new project types, and some neat features available in each product version. Then we’ll turn our attention to what’s new in Web Application and Web Service development. You’ll see how the framework makes it easier than ever before to create more responsive applications and services. Finally, we’ll touch on a few improvements to WCF. We’ll save a few surprises for the end if time allows.

You will learn:

  • Overview of Visual Studio project type and new featurues
  • New features for web application and web service development
  • Asynchronous programming