With Programming ASP.NET 3.5, you'll quickly learn to create state-of-the-art applications using Microsoft's popular web development technology and Visual Studio 2008. This updated bestseller provides comprehensive and easy-to-understand information to help you use several .NET 3.5 technologies for faster development and better web application performance-including ASP.NET AJAX for interactive user interfaces, LINQ for data access, and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) for web services.
Programming ASP.NET 3.5 includes examples and sample code that let you explore development with ASP.NET in more depth.
With this book, you will:
- Learn about AJAX and ASP.NET server controls included with Visual Studio 2008
- Discover how to use the DataSource and data-bound controls in ADO.NET
- Use the new LINQ API and learn how to make use of it within ASP.NET pages
- Create a uniform look and feel throughout your application with Master Pages
- Use navigation controls to build site maps, menus, and breadcrumbs quickly and easily
- Build and use various web services with WCF
- Detect errors during development and handle them in your production code
- Learn how to configure and deploy your website
Written by Microsoft technology experts Jesse Liberty, Dan Hurwitz, and Dan Maharry, Programming ASP.NET 3.5 is the best book for learning how to build dynamic, interactive web applications using Microsoft's latest technologies.
About the Authors
Jesse Liberty, "Silverlight Geek", is a senior program manager for Microsoft Silverlight in the Silverlight Development Division where he is responsible for the creation of tutorials, videos and other content to facilitate the learning and use of Silverlight.
Even before joining Microsoft, Jesse was well known in the industry in part because of his many bestselling books, including O'Reilly Media's Programming .NET 3.5, Programming C# 3.0, Learning ASP.NET with AJAX and the soon to be published Programming Silverlight. He has over two decades experience writing software, consulting and training, with stints as at AT&T as a Distinguished Software Engineer and at Citibank as a Vice President in the Information Division.
Dan Maharry is a senior developer for Co-operative Web, a software development workers co-op based in the UK. He specializes in working with new technologies and has been working with .NET since its first beta. This is his twelfth book on web development for the Microsoft platform. It is his first book for O'Reilly following successful contributions to the Wrox Beginning ASP.NET and Apress Beginning ASP.NET Databases series. He lives with his lovely wife Jane and a rose bush that is trying to engulf his house.
Dan Hurwitz is the president of Sterling Solutions, Inc., where for nearly two decades he has been providing contract programming and database development to a wide variety of clients.