Posts Tagged ‘.NET’

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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Wrox Authors Discuss Why They Like Writing for Wrox

A great fun little video starring several of our star authors: Billy Hollis, Bill Sheldon, Brent Ozar, Reto Meier, Jeff Fried, and Chris Hardy They discuss why they like writing for Wrox and how they focus their writing to connect with their readers.

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Chris Hardy MonoTouch iApp Interview from Mix10

In March at Microsoft Mix 2010 in Vegas, I had the good luck to meet one of our authors from the Professional iPhone Programming with MonoTouch and .NET/C# team, Chris Hardy, along with Geoff Norton who works on MonoTouch for Novell. We recorded a few brief interviews that we’d planned to release almost leading up […]

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7 Refactoring Methods in Visual Studio 2010

7 Refactoring Methods in Visual Studio 2010 The following sections describe each of the Visual Studio 2010 refactoring options and provide examples of how to use built-in support for both C# and CodeRush Xpress for VB. Extract Method One of the best ways to start refactoring a long method is to break it up into […]

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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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Wrox Wins 2010 Code Project Members Choice Award

This week at Microsoft TechEd 2010, The Code Project announced their 2010 Members Choice Awards. We were thrilled to find out that Wrox was voted winner for Books. Thanks to all the Code Project members who took the time to vote in this and thanks to our many authors and technical editors who deserve the […]

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Microsoft TechEd 2010 Day 1 Keynote: Cloud Computing

Bob Muglia Microsoft’s Bob Muglia started TechEd by telling us this week we’d see how Microsoft is delivering on Cloud Computing, an idea Microsoft’s been talking about since 2003 (although under the name Dynamic IT at the time). But he and his co-presenters immediately dived into some deep technical features, for example showing Visual Studio testing […]

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LINQ to SQL

Chapter 56: LINQ to SQL What’s In This Chapter? Working with LINQ to SQL using Visual Studio 2010 Mapping LINQ to SQL objects to database entities Building LINQ to SQL operations without the O/R Designer Using the O/R Designer with custom objects Querying the SQL Server database using LINQ Stored procedures and LINQ to SQL […]

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Windows Workflow Foundation 3.0

Chapter 57: Windows Workflow Foundation 3.0 What’s in This Chapter? Different types of workflows: Sequential and State Machine Built-in activities Creating custom activities Workflow Services Integration with WCF Hosting Workflows Tips for migrating to Workflow Foundation 4 This chapter presents an overview of the Windows Workflow Foundation 3.0 (known as WF throughout the rest of […]

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Use Case Diagrams in Visual Studio 2010

Use Case Diagrams A use case diagram provides a graphical overview of the functionality of a system. It shows who is using the system and what they can do with it. A use case diagram does not show details of use cases themselves, but instead provides a summary view of use cases, actors, and systems. […]

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