Play by Play: Visual Studio 2017 and C# 7
by Kathleen Dollard and Jim Christopher
In this course, you'll learn new features of Visual Studio 2017 and C# 7 to speed up your coding and improve code consistency with new tools for editing, searching, refactoring, and code style.
What you'll learn
Play by Play is a series in which top technologists work through a problem in real time, unrehearsed and unscripted. In this course, Play by Play: Visual 2017 and C# 7, Kathleen Dollard and Jim Christopher explore C# 7 features like tuples, pattern matching, local functions, and out variables to write better code. You'll gain some perspective on how .NET Core and .NET Standard form a next-step in the evolution of the Microsoft development platform. By the end of this course, you'll have the tools to speed up and improve code consistency with Visual Studio 2017 and C# 7.
About the authors
Kathleen Dollard is a .NET Team Coach. She has been a Microsoft MVP since 1998 and is an ASP.NET Insider. Kathleen is an INETA Speaker and has given over a hundred speeches around the world. Fluent in both C# and Visual Basic, she’s interested in making core .NET technologies, the best open source tools, and reasonable processes available to all coders so they can to write better software faster. She has worked extensively with compositional architectures including MEF, WebAPI, ROC, and NetKerne... morel. Kathleen is also a long-time advocate of generative techniques and is the author of Code Generation in Microsoft .NET (from Apress). She has published numerous articles on a range of .NET technologies. Kathleen was the founding president of the Northern Colorado .NET SIG and supports user groups large and small.
Kathleen’s coaching involves part time on-site training, process improvements, architectural and code review, and team facilitation to create habits for the continuing pursuit of excellence without disrupting current projects. She currently lives on the road. You can follow her at @kathleendollard (Twitter) or msmvps.com/blogs/kathleen.
Jim Christopher has over 17 years of professional experience developing software in the aerospace, education, and gaming industries. Since 2010 he has run Code Owls LLC, a company in Charlotte NC focused on IT tooling and automation technologies and publishers of SeeShell, a PowerShell module for data visualization. Jim is also responsible for the open-source project StudioShell, bringing the joy of PowerShell to the Visual Studio automation environment. In addition, he has published many ope... moren source projects making various technologies available to PowerShell – including SQLite, OData, Redis, MongoDB, and RabbitMQ . Jim is a two-time PowerShell MVP and avid speaker.