As a quick reference and tutorial in one, ASP.NET in a Nutshell goes beyond the published documentation to highlight little-known details, stress practical uses for particular features, and provide real-world examples that show how features can be used in a working application. This book covers application and web service development, custom controls, data access, security, deployment, and error handling. Theres also an overview of web-related class libraries. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
G. Andrew Duthie is an experienced ASP.NET developer. He is a frequent speaker at ASP.NET conferences, and is the author of a number of books on ASP.NET and Visual Interdev.
Matthew MacDonald is a developer, author, and educator in all things Visual Basic and .NET. He's worked with Visual Basic and ASP since their initial versions, and written over a dozen books on the subject, including The Book of VB .NET (No Starch Press) and Visual Basic 2005: A Developer's Notebook (O'Reilly). He has also written Excel 2007:The Missing Manual, Excel 2007 for Starters: The Missing Manual, Access 2007:The Missing Manual, and Access 2007 for Starters: The Missing Manual, all from O'Reilly. His web site is http://www.prosetech.com/.
The description of this book says it's for ASP developers transitioning to ASP.NET. I have worked with ASP for over a year, and this book was pretty much useless. Read morePublished on Aug. 6 2004 by Dr, Lovable
Just bought the 2nd edition and I was looking forward to the CD with the Visual Studio .Net doc'n plug-in, but when I received the book it didn't have the CD. Read morePublished on Nov. 5 2003 by Glenn Sisson
I really liked this book and its format. Perhaps it was just me but everytime I was looking for a particular solution I found it quickly. Read morePublished on June 24 2003 by Colin Campbell
Messrs Duthie and MacDonald should be commended for their great effort in structuring this text. The entire 800 pages of this book contain all the necessary ingredients that any... Read morePublished on Jan. 12 2003 by reviewer
If you're serious about knowing all the nooks and crannies of ASP.NET then have this book on standby at all times. Read morePublished on Aug. 5 2002 by Rex
If you're a C# developer and you don't feel like converting all the VB code to C# code in your head, don't buy this book. Read morePublished on July 17 2002 by M. Dao
This book is destined to be a classic. It is a complete ASP.NET reference. This book also provides invaluable tips and advice on how to get the most out of ASP.NET. Read morePublished on July 9 2002 by Duane Douglas
I hunted high and low for this title. Lots of titles coming from the established publishers are not worth buying these days, but the "in a Nutshell" series is always a safe bet. Read morePublished on July 7 2002 by "email@example.com"