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Beginning XML with C# 2008

From Novice to Professional

By Bipin Joshi

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With Beginning XML with C# 2008, you'll learn everything you need to know, from the basics of reading and writing XML data to using the DOM, from LINQ and SQL Server integration to SOAP and web services.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-0997-3
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: July 16, 2008
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • Print Book Price: $44.99
  • eBook Price: $31.99
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Beginning XML with C# 2008 focuses on XML and how it is used within .NET 3.5. As you’d expect of a modern application framework, .NET 3.5 has extensive support for XML in everything from data access to configuration, from raw parsing to code documentation. This book demystifies all of this. It explains the basics of XML as well as the namespaces and objects you need to know in order to work efficiently with XML. You will see clear, practical examples that illustrate best practices in action. With this book, you’ll learn everything you need to know from the basics of reading and writing XML data to using the DOM, from LINQ and SQL Server integration to SOAP and web services.

What you’ll learn

  • The basics of XML in .NET 3.5
  • Validating and transforming XML
  • Using XML with LINQ
  • Integrating with ADO.NET, SQL Server, and WCF
  • Configuring the .NET Framework with XML

Who this book is for

Developers wanting to use XML in the .NET framework.

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