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  • Pro Silverlight 3 in C#

    Pro Silverlight 3 in C#


    Publisher: Apress - August 01, 2009 / 600 pages


    Four-color graphics and screenshots throughout make Pro Silverlight 3 in C# an invaluable reference for professional developers wanting to discover the new features of Silverlight 3. Author Matthew MacDonald's expertly crafted tutorial guides you through creating rich media applications using Silverlight in the environment you're most productive in–no matter what the target platform.

    Price: $30.44

  • Programming .NET 3.5

    Programming .NET 3.5


    Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. - August 05, 2008 / 476 pages


    Programming .NET 3.5 by the bestselling author Jesse Libery. While single-topic .NET 3.5 books delve into Windows Presentation Foundation and the other frameworks in greater detail, Programming .NET 3.5 offers a "Grand Tour" of the release that describes how the four principal technologies can be used together, with Ajax, to build modern n-tier and service-oriented applications.

    Price: $35.09

  • Framework Design Guidelines: Conventions, Idioms, and Patterns for Reusable .NET Libraries (2nd Edition)

    Framework Design Guidelines: Conventions, Idioms, and Patterns for Reusable .NET Libraries (2nd Edition)


    Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional - November 01, 2008 / 480 pages


    This book is an absolute must read for all .NET developers. It gives clear "do" and "don’t" guidance on how to design class libraries for .NET.

    Price: $42.89

  • Programming Entity Framework

    Programming Entity Framework


    Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. - February 12, 2009 / 828 pages


    Programming Entity Framework is a thorough introduction to Microsoft's new core framework for modeling and interacting with data in .NET applications. This book not only gives experienced developers a hands-on tour of the Entity Framework and explains its use in a variety of applications, it also provides a deep understanding of its architecture and APIs.

    Price: $34.64

  • LINQ in Action

    LINQ in Action


    Publisher: Manning Publications - February 04, 2008 / 600 pages


    LINQ in Action is a fast-paced, comprehensive tutorial for professional developers. This book explores what can be done with LINQ, shows how it works in an application, and addresses the emerging best practices. It presents the general purpose query facilities offered by LINQ in the upcoming C# 3.0 and VB.NET 9.0 languages.

    Price: $29.69

  • 3D Game Development with Microsoft Silverlight 3: Beginner's Guide

    3D Game Development with Microsoft Silverlight 3: Beginner's Guide


    Publisher: Packt Publishing - October 15, 2009 / 480 pages


    This book is designed primarily for C# developers with basic knowledge of the Visual Studio IDE who want to develop online 3D games using Silverlight or create interactive 3D scenes for a web site with animated models. No prior experience in 3D programming, 3D animation, or Silverlight is required.

    Price: $42.41

  • Pro Silverlight 2 in C# 2008

    Pro Silverlight 2 in C# 2008


    Publisher: Apress - November 25, 2008 / 640 pages


    This book is for developers encountering Silverlight for the first time. You will learn how to develop rich media applications, use Silverlight controls, handle animation and media playback, integrate web sesrvices and use Silverlight in conjunction with ASP.NET

    Price: $33.64

  • Programming Silverlight 2

    Programming Silverlight 2


    Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. - February 01, 2009 / 456 pages


    Silverlight 2 is the most exciting Microsoft technology to come along since .NET, and this definitive tutorial is targeted straight at the programmer who wants to build rich, robust, real-world, client-side applications using managed code. Whether you're a .NET developer or come from a different platform, this book will get you up to speed quickly on this new and immensely important technology.

  • Learning WCF: A Hands-on Guide

    Learning WCF: A Hands-on Guide


    Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. - May 24, 2007 / 607 pages


    This easy-to-use introduction to Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is ideal for developers who want to learn to build services on a company network or as part of an enterprise system. We can warmly recommend this book as a guide on WCF.

    Price: $29.69

  • Pro ASP.NET MVC Framework

    Pro ASP.NET MVC Framework


    Publisher: Apress - March 23, 2009 / 550 pages


    The ASP.NET MVC Framework is the latest evolution of Microsoft’s ASP.NET web platform. It introduces a radically new high–productivity programming model that promotes cleaner code architecture, test–driven development, and powerful extensibility, combined with all the benefits of ASP.NET 3.5.

    Price: $32.99

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