Architecting Mobile Solutions for the Enterprise
Your guide to planning and executing a complete mobile web strategy.

Revisit your approach to the mobile web - and deliver effective solutions that reach customers and clients on a variety of mobile devices. In this practical guide, web development luminary Dino Esposito shows you how to develop a solid mobile strategy for the enterprise, starting with an effective mobile website. You’ll receive essential architectural and implementation guidance, as well as mobile-specific design patterns for building cross-platform and native applications. more »
Programming Microsoft ASP.NET 4
Completely reengineered for ASP.NET 4 - this definitive guide deftly illuminates the core architecture and programming features of ASP.NET 4 in a single, pragmatic volume. Web development expert Dino Esposito provides essential, architectural-level guidance, along with the in-depth technical insights designed to take you - and your solutions - to the next level. The book covers Dynamic Data, AJAX, Microsoft Silverlight, ASP.NET MVC, Web forms, LINQ, and security strategies - and features extensive code samples in Microsoft Visual C# 2010. more »
Applied XML Programming for Microsoft .NET
XML is everywhere in the Microsoft .NET Framework, from Remoting to Web services and from data access to configuration. Learn about the extensive XML core classes in .NET and find out how to program against its parser in this in-depth guide - written by a popular programming author and consultant on cutting-edge technologies such as Microsoft ASP.NET and Microsoft ADO.NET. You'll find authoritative explanations of technologies such as schemas, transformations, and XPath, plus extensive discussion of data access issues such as synchronization and serialization, the DiffGram format, and the XML extensions in Microsoft SQL Server. more »
Start Here! Build Windows 8 Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript
Ready to learn Windows 8 programming?

Learn the fundamentals of Windows 8 programming - and begin creating apps for desktops, laptops, tablets, and other devices. If you have previous experience with HTML5 and JavaScript - simply start here! This book introduces must-know concepts and getting-started techniques through easy-to-follow explanations, examples, and exercises. more »
Microsoft ASP.NET and AJAX
Rethink the way you plan, design, and build Web applications - with expert guidance from Web development luminary Dino Esposito. Whether giving legacy sites a much-needed tune-up - or architecting rich Internet applications from the ground up - you'll learn pragmatic approaches to AJAX development that you can employ today. more »
Programming Microsoft ASP.NET MVC
Delve into the features, principles, and pillars of the ASP.NET MVC framework-deftly guided by Web development luminary Dino Esposito. ASP.NET MVC forces developers to think in terms of distinct components-model, view, controller-that make it easier to manage application complexity. Plunge into the framework's internal mechanics and gain a practical, what-why-how perspective behind each ASP.NET MVC building block. You'll understand how and when to use this programming model as an alternative to Web Forms-to gain full control of HTML, simplify testing and extensibility, and design better Web sites and experiences. more »
Programming Microsoft ASP.NET MVC, 3rd Edition
Go deep into the architecture and features of ASP.NET MVC 5, and learn how to build web applications that work well on both the desktop and mobile devices. Web development expert Dino Esposito takes you through the web framework's Model-View-Controller (MVC) design model, and covers the tools you need to cleanly separate business logic from the user interface. If you're an experienced web developer new to ASP.NET MVC, this practical guide will get you going. more »
Microsoft .NET: Architecting Applications for the Enterprise, 2nd Edition
Designing effective architecture is your best strategy for managing project complexity–and improving your results. But the principles and practices of software architecting–what the authors call the "science of hard decisions" – have been evolving for cloud, mobile, and other shifts. Now fully revised and updated, this book shares the knowledge and real-world perspectives that enable you to design for success–and deliver more successful solutions. more »