Pro ASP.NET MVC Framework

book coverPro ASP.NET MVC Framework / Steven Sanderson, Apress, 2009

This well written book for web developers starts slow but rapidly gets advanced.

  • Architectural background to ASP.NET MVC, including Model–View–Controller and REST concepts.
  • ASP.NET MVC framework with detailed coverage of all aspects of the framework and the official MVC development toolkit.
  • Test–driven development in action.
  • Translation and comparison of features in classic ASP.NET to those in ASP.NET MVC.
  • Security and deployment issues, including IIS 7.0.

550 pages.

Introducing Windows 7 for Developers

book coverIntroducing Windows 7 for Developers / Yochay Kiriaty, Microsoft Press, 2010

There is lots of new functionality in Windows libraries.

  1. Welcome to Windows 7
  2. Integrate with the Windows 7 Taskbar: Basic Features
  3. Integrate with the Windows 7 Taskbar: Advanced Features
  4. Organize My Data: Libraries in Windows 7
  5. Touch Me Now: An Introduction to Multitouch Programming
  6. Touch Me Now: Advanced Multitouch Programming
  7. Building Multitouch Applications in Managed Code
  8. Using Windows 7 Touch with Silverlight
  9. Introduction to the Sensor and Location Platform
  10. Tell Me Where I Am: Location-Aware Applications
  11. Develop with the Windows Ribbon, Part 1
  12. Develop with the Windows Ribbon, Part 2
  13. Rediscover the Fundamentals: It’s All About Performance

350 pages.

Professional ADO.NET 3.5 with LINQ and the Entity Framework

book coverProfessional ADO.NET 3.5 with LINQ and the Entity Framework / Roger Jennings, Wiley, 2009

Programs using Microsoft libraries such as LINQ and ADO can be shorter and more abstract, at the expense of being unreadable if you don’t have access to books such as this one. 600 pages.