NET 2.0 Wrox Box : Professional ASP.NET2.0, Professional C# 2005, Professional .NET 2.0 Generics, and Professional .NET Framework 2.0

Bill Evjen,Christian Nagel,Joe Duffy,Tod Golding,Scott Hanselman

The professional developera s best buy on .NET 2.0! Includes* Professional ASP.NET 2.0* Professional C# 2005* Professional .NET Framework 2.0* Professional .NET 2.0 Generics* CD--ROM with more than 700 pages of bonus chapters from 10 other .NET 2.0 and SQL Server(TM) 2005 Wrox books* DVD with 180--day trial version of Microsoft(r) Visual Studio(r) 2005 Professional Edition Master ASP.NET 2.0a s power and time--saving features With more than 50 new server controls, the number of classes inside ASP.NET 2.0 has more than doubled and the changes are sometimes dramatic. This book teaches you* The pivotal role of the server control in ASP.NET development* How to create templated ASP.NET pages with the master pages feature* Debugging and error--handling techniques* Frameworks that help you extract, create, manipulate, and store XML Revolutionize the way you program Get the fundamentals of C# plus essential background on the .NET architecture. Herea s what you must know to write dynamic Web pages, an XML Web service, a classic Windows desktop app, and more, including* Principles of programming in the .NET environment* How to use existing COM components with .N ET applications* Techniques for manipulating XML using C# 2005* How to access databases with ADO.NET Explore underlying platform commonalities you can use Herea s an in--depth look at Common Language Runtime (CLR) fundamentals, Base Class Libraries (BCL), and the more advanced Framework libraries used in most managed applications. Youa ll discover* Details of the CLRa s architecture* How assemblies work and options for deployment* Specific portions of the BCL and advanced Framework libraries, including transaction libraries* The secure programming model and forms of isolation and concurrency Examine what you can achieve with generics Generics bring a new dimension of type--safety, expressiveness, and performance to data types. Herea s comprehensive information on generics and the rules governing them, BCL generic types, the Power Collections library, and more, such as* How to use generics to improve the type--safety of your code* Steps for extending classes and introducing derivative generic types* Guidelines for applying generics* Ways to achieve runtime efficiencies