Announcing an all-new SELF-PACED TRAINING KIT designed to help maximize your performance on 70-511, the required exam for the MCTS certification: Windows Application Development with Microsoft .NET Framework 4. This 2-in-1 kit includes the official Microsoft study guide, plus practice tests on CD to help you assess your skills.
Silverlight 4 is the latest iteration of Microsoft’s cross-browser technology for creating rich user experiences on the Web. Like its predecessor Silverlight 3, it rides atop the .NET Framework for maximum ease of use and coding efficiency. The new technology carries forward much of the work that has been done before and augments it in many important respects, including support for H.
Be the first to understand .NET 4.0 and Visual Basic 2010. Pro VB 2010 and the .NET 4.0 Platform provides developers with a complete guide to the new technology, explaining the importance of all the key C# 2010 language features. This new edition has been comprehensively revised and rewritten to make it accurately reflect the VB 10 language specification for the .NET 4.0 platform.
Introducing Silverlight 4 brings you up to speed with the latest version of Silverlight quickly and efficiently. The book builds off your understanding of the basics of .NET coding and WPF, allowing your journey to Silverlight 4 proficiency to be as quick and painless as possible. The text highlights where coding techniques are similar to other, more established areas of the .NET framework.
The #1 WPF Book--Now Updated for WPF 4!Full Color: Code samples appear as they do in Visual Studio!Thorough, authoritative coverage, practical examples, clear writing, and full-color presentation make this one of the most widely acclaimed programming books of the last decade.Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) is the recommended technology for creating Windows user interfaces, giving you the power to create richer and more compelling applications than you dreamed possible.
by Bill Sheldon, Billy Hollis, Kent Sharkey, Gastsharp243n Hillar, Rob Windsor, Jonathan Marbutt, Wrox
Intermediate and advanced coverage of Visual Basic 2010 and .NET 4 for professional developersIf you've already covered the basics and want to dive deep into VB and .NET topics that professional programmers use most, this is your book. You'll find a quick review of introductory topics-always helpful-before the author team of experts moves you quickly into such topics as data access with ADO.NET, Language Integrated Query (LINQ), security, ASP.
Microsoft is introducing a large number of changes to the way that the .NET Framework operates. Many familiar technologies are being altered, best practices replaced, and developer methodologies adjusted. Many developers find it hard to keep up with the pace of change across .NET's ever-widening array of technologies. You may know what's happening in C#, but what about the Azure cloud? How is that going to affect your work? What are the limitations of the new pLINQ syntax?
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.
by Matthew A. Stoecker, Steven J. Stein, Microsoft Press
Announcing an all-new SELF-PACED TRAINING KIT designed to help maximize your performance on 70-505, the required exam for the new Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification for.NET Framework 3.5 Windows Forms Application Development. This 2-in-1 kit includes the official Microsoft study guide, plus practice tests on CD to help you assess your skills.
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. From the Entity Data Model (EDM) and Object Services to EntityClient and the Metadata Workspace, Programming Entity Framework covers it all.