If you work at all with Internet-facing solutions, you know that the lack of an identity metasystem is a critical vulnerability in the design. Various consortiums have worked to define a system of identitya platform-agnostic way of communicating and validating claims of identity. If you work with identity solutions or structures, you will find Beginning Information Cards and CardSpace: From Novice to Professional essential to understanding and successfully implementing CardSpace solutions.
by Lynn Torkelson, Constance Petersen, Zac Torkelson, Apress
Programming the Web with Visual Basic .NET is a comprehensive guide to building web applications and services using Visual Basic .NET. It is written especially for experienced Visual Basic programmers who use Visual Studio .NET for their development work, even those who have never written a web application before. Because the
Visual Studio .NET is the most extensible development environment Microsoft has released to date. Organizations create add-ins for many purposes: to speed common tasks, to ease code reuse within an organization, and to enforce rules and consistency among developers. Effective use of add-ins can dramatically improve developer efficiency and reduce costs. Writing Add-Ins for Visual Studio .NET is designed to get add-in developers up to speed in developing ad-ins in Visual Studio
Written in easy-to-understand language, this book is a must-read if you'd like to create out-of-the-ordinary, yet simple games. Authors Lobao and Hatton demonstrate the ease of producing multimedia games with Managed DirectX 9.0 and programming the games with Visual Basic .NET on Everett, the latest version of Microsoft's Visual Studio. The authors emphasize simplicity, but still explore important concepts of Managed DirectX 9.
Visual Studio .NET and, more specifically, Visual Basic .NET give developers more productivity and more power to develop applications, but at the cost of a complex development environment and with a whole new set of potential bugs. Comprehensive VB .NET Debugging analyzes the new defect types that arise with VB .NET and investigates the debugging of every type of VB .NET application together with many common debugging scenarios. Author Mark Pearce shows you how to use the powerful new
It is clear that Visual Studio Team System is the future of development from Microsoft’s perspective. Development is no longer a personal pursuit by one developer in a darkened room; it is a collective effort by a team of peers. VSTS supports this broader vision by providing a complete collaboration platform for the entire project team. VSTS takes a services-oriented approach leveraging Windows SharePoint Services and SQL Server Business Intelligence Suite.
Beginning Object-Oriented ASP.NET 2.0 with VB .NET covers all of the basics, from definition to inheritance. This book even includes a chapter on Visual Studio 2005 and Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, enabling you to create ASP.NET 2.0 applications. Also included are chapters on creating web forms, web controls, and web services. Code samples illustrate the usage of each concept.
Have you ever spent hours coding workflow for your applications? If so, the new Microsoft Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) technology will make your life easier. Foundations of WF: An Introduction to Windows Workflow Foundation introduces you to using Visual Studio 2005 and the Windows Workflow Foundation (part of Windows Vista) to create workflow packages. The book begins by giving you an overview of Windows Workflow Foundation.
This book answers the question, Do you need to learn C# or VB .NET to develop in .NET? You'll learn that the answer is in fact no, at least until you're good and ready. With Managed C++, your hard-earned skills as an established C++ developer or beginner won't be wasted. Microsoft touts that .NET is language neutral and this book proves it, at least in the area of C++. Managed C++ and .NET Development is truly a
It is clear that Visual Studio Team System is the future of development from Microsoft's perspective. We agree. Development is no longer a personal pursuit by one developer in a darkened room; it is a collective effort by a team of peers. VSTS supports this broader vision by providing a complete collaboration platform for the entire project team. VSTS takes a services-oriented approach leveraging Windows Sharepoint Services and SQL Server Business Intelligence Suite.