Expert Service-Oriented Architecture In C#
Popular author Jeffrey Hasan will draw you into the service-oriented architecture (SOA) mindset, in the context of the release of Indigo - the new Web services protocol and infrastructure support for SOA. Now is the time to consider SOA and to think about how to architect applications using XML messages and loosely-coupled services. With this book, you can get a head start on building SOA applications, using the .NET Framework combined with the Web Services Enhancements (WSE) 2.0 toolkit. more »
Visual C# 2010 Recipes
Mastering the development of .NET 4.0 applications in C# is less about knowing the Visual C# 2010 language and more about knowing how to use the functionality of the .NET framework class library most effectively. Visual C# 2010 Recipes explores the breadth of the .NET Framework class library and provides specific solutions to common and interesting programming problems. Each recipe is presented in a succinct problem/solution format and is accompanied by a working code sample to help you understand the concept and quickly apply it. more »
Start Here! Fundamentals of Microsoft .NET Programming
Grasp the basic concepts that drive all Microsoft .NET-based languages - and prepare yourself to learn .NET programming. If you have absolutely no previous experience, no problem - simply start here! This ebook provides the foundation for all other .NET programming language books in the Start Here! series. You'll explore programming concepts and techniques with clear explanations, easy-to-follow examples, and exercises. It's the perfect reference for understanding how computer programs work. more »
Pro ASP.NET 4 CMS
To be a successful ASP.NET 4 developer, you need to know how to apply the vast array of new functionality available in the latest release of the .NET 4 Framework and Visual Studio 2010.

This book will immerse you in a variety of advanced topics, including architecting different application data tiers, memory caching paradigms, data mining, and search engine optimization. Working through step-by-step exercises using P/LINQ, DLR, MEF, MVC, IronPython, Axum, and Ajax, you will learn a variety of approaches to building each of the key application tiers common to all web solutions. more »
Visual Studio 2012 Cookbook
Take advantage of all of the new features of Visual Studio 2012, no matter what your programming language specialty is! Get to grips with Windows 8 Store App development, .NET 4.5, asynchronous coding and new team development changes in this book. A concise and practical First Look Cookbook to immediately get you coding with Visual Studio 2012. more »
C# 2008 Programmer's Reference
The 2008 version of C# comes with the .NET Framework and boasts many new features that make it even more intuitive and powerful than previous iterations. Offering you a complete reference on the new 2008 release, this authoritative book is essential reading - no matter your level of experience.

You'll learn the C# language fundamentals and application development using C# as you gradually master the complex array of new language options and parameters that C# 2008 offers. Plus, you'll discover how to find the right options for best programming practices and results. more »
Professional C# 4.0 and .NET 4
The new C# 4 language version is indispensable for writing code in Visual Studio 2010. This essential guide emphasizes that C# is the language of choice for your .NET 4 applications. The unparalleled author team of experts begins with a refresher of C# basics and quickly moves on to provide detailed coverage of all the recently added language and Framework features so that you can start writing Windows applications and ASP.NET web applications immediately. more »
Programming C# 4.0, 6th Edition
With its support for dynamic programming, C# 4.0 continues to evolve as a versatile language on its own. But when C# is used with .NET Framework 4, the combination is incredibly powerful. This bestselling tutorial shows you how to build web, desktop, and rich Internet applications using C# 4.0 with .NET's database capabilities, UI framework (WPF), extensive communication services (WCF), and more. You'll learn concurrent programming with C# 4.0, and how to use .NET tools such as the Entity Framework for easier data access, and the Silverlight platform for browser-based RIA development. more »
Sams Teach Yourself Visual C# 2010 in 24 Hours
C# has quickly established itself as one of the world's most widely used programming languages. The newest version, Visual C# 2010, includes several important new features, including Silverlight, the Entity Framework, tighter integration with version 4.0 of the .NET Framework, and full support for programming Windows 7 and Office. The proven Sams Teach Yourself method will help all newcomers to C# 2010 get up to speed quickly, no matter whether you've had experience with previous versions of Visual C# or not. You are taken step by step through the process of software development, learning elements as you build a sample application so that the material is framed in a real world approach. more »
Functional Programming in C#
C# is the number-one language used by .NET developers and one of the most popular programming languages in the world. It has many built-in functional programming features, but most are complex and little understood. With the shift to functional programming increasing at a rapid pace, you need to know how to leverage your existing skills to take advantage of this trend. more »