Written especially for the Visual Basic .NET developer using VB 2008, seasoned .NET professionals Matthew MacDonald, Mario Szpuszta, and Vidya Agarwal explain how you can get the most from this groundbreaking technology.
Pro ASP.NET 3.5 in C# 2008 raises the bar for high-quality, practical advice on learning and deploying Microsoft's dynamic web solution, and this edition is updated with everything you need to integrate Silverlight 2.
Pro Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2012 focuses on the most powerful application lifecycle management tool available for the Microsoft .NET Framework: Visual Studio Team Foundation Server.
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.
Pro .NET Performance teaches .NET developers to measure the performance of their applications. You will see how Windows and the CLR affect your application, and improve your codes performance guided by a set of case studies and tips.
Pro .NET Best Practices shows how to follow the practices that developers and experts agree are the right ways to build software, including continuous integration, automated testing, automated deployment, and code analysis.
Parallel programming is one of the essential features of .NET 4, providing the foundation of Microsoft's effort to standardize and simplify programming scalable and reliable multi-threaded applications.
Whether you are using Windows Forms to build rich-client business applications, or the ASP.NET 2.0 framework to build powerful web applications or web services, the use of well-designed graphics will greatly enhance their usability, impact, and visual appeal.