Visual Studio 2013 has been a small jump in version number from 2012, but don't be fooled – from your first time using it you discover it is the little things that make a big impact in your day-to-day development friction. In this session, Colin Bowern highlights the little changes from getting started to optimizing your app that make this a worthy upgrade for your tool chain, no matter the type of application you build.
Amir spends some time showing how to do web UI testing using F# and Canopy. The interesting bit was the tight scripting-to-test loop he demonstrated. In essence he showed getting the tests scripted in a super intuitive way and later moved the whole thing into an executable console application. Here are some notes:
You've seen the basics, now let's look at some internals. How does ASP.NET run on both the .NET full framework and the new .NET Core CLR? How does ASP.NET 5 use Roslyn to give a "compile free" feeling during rapid development? Coverage of the new configuration model, built in dependency injection, service providers. We'll look at how ASP.NET 5 sits on the new open source Microsoft web stack of technologies and lets you develop and deploy on Windows, Mac, or Linux. Your framework, your way, on your editor of choice and operating system of choice.