Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Essential Skills--Made Easy!Written by a Microsoft MVP and Visual Studio expert, this hands-on guide gets you started with the latest release of Microsoft's flagship Integrated Development Environment IDE. Microsoft Visual Studio 2010: A Beginner's Guide shows you how to build applications from the ground up, covering C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Silverlight, Windows Presentation Foundation WPF, and Windows Communication Foundation WCF. You'll also learn how to customize the IDE, adding your own tools that integrate with Visual Studio 2010, and edit and debug your applications. Designed for Easy Learning Key Skills & Concepts--Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered Tips--Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Annotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated Joe Mayo is an independent consultant, specializing in Microsoft.NET tecnnologies. He is the author of LINQ Programming and other books. Joe is also the recipient of multiple Microsoft MVP awards.