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  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Pro WPF in C# 2008: Windows Presentation Foundation with .NET 3.5, Second Edition

    Pro WPF in C# 2008: Windows Presentation Foundation with .NET 3.5, Second Edition

    Publisher: Apress - February 25, 2008 / 1040 pages

    Get to building WPF applications quickly and easily with the practical advices provided in this book.

    Price: $34.64

  • 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 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

  • 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

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