Professional ASP.NET 3.5: in C# and VB

Professional ASP.NET 3.5: in C# and VB

by Bill Evjen, Scott Hanselman, Devin Rader
     
 

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Professional ASP.NET 3.5 In C# and VB

ASP.NET 3.5 brings the power of Visual Studio 2008 along with the multitude of language improvements in C# 2008 and Visual Basic 2008 as well as powerful new technology called LINQ, together with the ASP.NET 2.0 Framework you already know and love. Combine all this with the release of IIS 7.0 and its new managed code

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Professional ASP.NET 3.5 In C# and VB

ASP.NET 3.5 brings the power of Visual Studio 2008 along with the multitude of language improvements in C# 2008 and Visual Basic 2008 as well as powerful new technology called LINQ, together with the ASP.NET 2.0 Framework you already know and love. Combine all this with the release of IIS 7.0 and its new managed code request processing pipeline, and you have a truly revolutionary leap forward in web application development.

ASP.NET 3.5 also brings with it new server controls, like the ListView and theincredibly flexible GridView. It also includes new advancements in AJAX technologycombined with the new JavaScript debugging features in Visual Studio 2008. Greatly expanded from the original best-selling Professional ASP.NET 2.0, this new edition adds hundreds of pages and dozens of code samples so you'll be prepared to put these new technologies into action.

What you will learn from this book

  • The concepts underlying the server control and its pivotal role in ASP.NET development
  • How to create templated ASP.NET pages using the master page feature
  • How to work with data from enterprise databases including SQL Server
  • Ways to debug, package and deploy ASP.NET applications, monitor their health and performance, and handle errors
  • How to retrieve, update, and delete data quickly and logically using LINQ with side-by-side examples comparing LINQ to existing techniques
  • How to localize your web site in multiple languages for a world-wide audience
  • How to add AJAX capabilities to your ASP.NET applications
  • How to integrate Silverlight interactivity into existing ASP.NET applications
  • An understanding of how to use and extend the Provider Model for accessing data stores, processes, and more
  • What freeware tools you need in Scott Hanselman's ASP.NET Ultimate Developer Tools appendix.

Who this book is for
This book is for programmers and developers who are looking to make the transition to ASP.NET 3.5 with Visual Studio 2008 and either C# 3.0 (2008) or Visual Basic 9 (2008).

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470187579
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/04/2008
Series:
Wrox Professional Guides Series
Pages:
1704
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.12(d)

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Meet the Author

Bill Evjen is an active proponent of .NET technologies andcommunity-based learning initiatives for .NET. He has been activelyinvolved with .NET since the first bits were released in 2000. Inthe same year, Bill founded the St. Louis .NET User Group(www.stlnet.org), one of the world’s first such groups. Billis also the founder and former executive director of theInternational .NET Association (www.ineta.org), which representsmore than 500,000 members worldwide.
Based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Bill is an acclaimed author andspeaker on ASP.NET and XML Web Services. He has authored orco-authored more than fifteen books including Professional C#2008, Professional VB 2008, ASP.NET ProfessionalSecrets, XML Web Services for ASP.NET, and WebServices Enhancements: Understanding the WSE for EnterpriseApplications (all published by Wiley Publishing, Inc.). Inaddition to writing, Bill is a speaker at numerous conferences,including DevConnections, VSLive, and TechEd. Along with theseitems, Bill works closely with Microsoft as a Microsoft RegionalDirector and an MVP.
Bill is the Technical Architect for Lipper (www.lipperweb.com), awholly-owned subsidiary of Reuters, the international news andfinancial services company. He graduated from Western WashingtonUniversity in Bellingham,Washington, with a Russian languagedegree. When he isn’t tinkering on the computer, he canusually be found at his summer house in Toivakka, Finland. You canreach Bill at evjen@yahoo.com.

Scott Hanselman works for Microsoft as a Senior ProgramManager in the Developer Division, aiming to spread the good wordabout developing software, most often on the Microsoft stack.Before this he worked in eFinance for 6+ years and before that hewas a Principal Consultant a Microsoft Partner for nearly 7 years.He was also involved in a few things like the MVP and RD programsand will speak about computers (and other passions) wheneversomeone will listen to him. He blogs at http://www.hanselman.comand podcasts at http://www.hanselminutes.com and contributes tohttp://www.asp.net, http://www.windowsclient.net, andhttp://www.silverlight.net.

Devin Rader is a Product Manager on the Infragistics WebClient team, responsible for leading the creation of InfragisticsASP.NET and Silverlight products. Devin is also an active proponentand member of the .NET developer community, being a co-founder ofthe St. Louis .NET User Group, an active member of the New Jersey.NET User Group, a former board member of the International .NETAssociation (INETA), and a regular speaker at user groups. He isalso a contributing author on the Wrox title Silverlight 1.0 and atechnical editor for several other Wrox publications and haswritten columns for ASP.NET Pro magazine, as well as .NETtechnology articles for MSDN Online. You can find more ofDevin’s musings at www.geekswithblogs.com/devin.

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