Posts Tagged ‘ASP.NET’

218 Wrox Books in Safari Books Online

As we announced recently, Wrox books are now in Safari. Already, the good folks at Safari have added 218 full Wrox books in Safari and they’re adding more constantly. For the month of May, Wrox marketing has passed along the good news from Safari that we’re authorized to offer you this great new offer to […]

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IT “Book of the Year” (In Italy)

I really wish I could read Italian so I could accurately translate this myself. But thanks to the built in language translator at the bottom of the page, I know we’ve been chosen by a blogger at http://blogs.dotnethell.it/ciupaz/IT-Book-of-the-Year-2010__16993.aspx with not one but two of their top 5 IT books of the year. At #3, Beginning ASP.NET […]

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More than 60 Wrox DRM-free ebooks available

Today we’re thrilled to announce that Wrox has more than 60 first 24  DRM-free PDF ebooks are available for purchase from Wrox.com. Updated: We’ve been adding to this list of available DRM-free books for several months now. Please check back often for all the newest available books. Updated Dec 2010: Please see the news about […]

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Adding Value to Ebooks – color figures

There’s a big continuing discussion about how much ebooks should cost and we continue to listen and learn. Beyond the price question though, what’s more interesting to me is what ebooks can do that print books can’t. Of course, searchability, portability, many other ebook features are well known. But adding value to ebooks is an […]

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Kindle Programming Book Layouts

Thanks to Wrox author Barry Dorrans (Beginning ASP.NET Security) for inspiring this quick post. I’ve taken a few screen grabs here to show everyone who asks what our books look like on a Kindle. These were captured on a Kindle 3. The captures are from Bill Evjen, Scott Hanselman, and Devin Rader’s Professional ASP.NET 4.0. Standard […]

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Wrox on the Road – Wrox authors coming to a conference near you

As usual, when there’s a big list of conference announcements, there’s a big list of Wrox authors speaking at them. We’re lucky to get to work with such busy and active authors, here are a few of the highlights on the speaking schedule in 2010: SharePoint Saturday NYC: July 31, NYC: Paul Galvin, Chris Geier, […]

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How to Use ASP.NET 4 User Controls

How to Use ASP.NET 4 User Controls User controls are great for encapsulating markup, controls, and code that you need repeatedly throughout your site. To some extent, they look a bit like server controls in that they can contain programming logic and presentation that you can reuse in your pages. However, rather than dragging existing ones […]

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How to Create Master Pages with ASP.NET 4

How to Create Master Pages with ASP.NET 4 Master pages are added to the site using the Add New Item dialog box. They can be placed anywhere in the site, including the root folder, but from an organizational point of view, it’s often easier to store them in a separate folder. Just like normal ASPX […]

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Creating a Simple Web-Based Calculator with ASP.NET 4

Creating a Simple Web-Based Calculator with ASP.NET 4 In this exercise you create a simple calculator that is able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide values. It shows you how to use some of the logical and assignment operators and demonstrates the If and Select Case / switch constructs. 1. Start by creating a new […]

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Creating Your First ASP.NET 4 Web Site

Creating Your First ASP.NET 4 Web Site You probably can’t wait to get started with your first ASP.NET web site, so instead of giving you a theoretical overview of web sites in VWD, the next Try It Out exercise dives right into the action and shows you how to build your first web project. Then, […]

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