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Pro ADO.NET Data Services

Working with RESTful Data

By Steve Shaw , Simon Active Intellect, Inc.

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Pro ADO.NET Data Services: Working with RESTful Data is aimed at developers interested in taking advantage of the REST-style data services that ADO.NET Data Services (formerly code-named Astoria) provides.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-1614-8
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: December 3, 2008
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF

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Pro ADO.NET Data Services: Working with RESTful Data is aimed at developers interested in taking advantage of the REST–style data services that ADO.NET Data Services (formerly code–named Astoria) provides. The book shows how to incorporate ADO.NET Data Services into a wide range of common environments, including BizTalk, Ajax and Silverlight client applications. The material is intended for professional developers who are comfortable with the .NET 3.5 Framework but are coming to ADO.NET Data Services for the first time and want to understand how to integrate it into their own applications and enterprise solutions. The book is packed full with extensive real–world solutions and exercises, ensuring you walk away with a deep understanding of how to use ADO.NET Data Services to your best advantage.

What you’ll learn

  • Implement software solutions using ADO.NET Data Services within a variety of enterprise–level environments.
  • Integrate ADO.NET Data Services into enterprise applications using BizTalk Server.
  • Take advantage of ADO.NET Data Services in standard and Ajax/Silverlight–enabled ASP.NET applications, as well as traditional .NET applications.
  • Understand when to apply traditional Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) programming methods vs. REST–style programming to achieve the best possible results.
  • Incorporate ADO.NET Data Services into Microsoft technologies in the cleanest possible way.
  • Understand cloud computing from a business perspective and where ADO.NET Data Services fits within this.

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