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ASP.NET 3.5 brings the power of Visual Studio 2008 along withthe multitude of language improvements in C# 2008 and Visual Basic2008 as well as powerful new technology called LINQ, together withthe ASP.NET 2.0 Framework you already know and love. Combine allthis with the release of IIS 7.0 and its new managed code requestprocessing pipeline, and you have a truly revolutionary leapforward in web application development.
What you will learn from this book
The concepts underlying the server control and its pivotal rolein ASP.NET development
How to create templated ASP.NET pages using the master pagefeature
How to work with data from enterprise databases including SQLServer
Ways to debug, package and deploy ASP.NET applications, monitortheir health and performance, and handle errors
How to retrieve, update, and delete data quickly and logicallyusing LINQ with side-by-side examples comparing LINQ to existingtechniques
How to localize your web site in multiple languages for aworld-wide audience
How to add AJAX capabilities to your ASP.NET applications
How to integrate Silverlight interactivity into existing ASP.NETapplications
An understanding of how to use and extend the Provider Model foraccessing data stores, processes, and more
What freeware tools you need in Scott Hanselman's ASP.NETUltimate Developer Tools appendix.
Who this book is for
This book is for programmers and developers who are looking to makethe 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 byworking programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers,developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, theyaddress the issues technology professionals face every day. Theyprovide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in newtechnologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
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.