Entity Framework 4 in Action
Entity Framework 4 in Action is an example-rich tutorial that helps .NET developers learn and master the subject. It begins by explaining object / relational mapping and then shows how you can easily transition to EF from ADO.NET. Through numerous focused examples and two larger case studies, the book unfolds the EF story in a clear, easy-to-follow style. Infrastructure and inner workings of EF are discussed when you need them to understand a particular feature. more »
Expert C# 2008 Business Objects
Do you want to create .NET applications that provide high performance and scalability? Do you want to employ object-oriented programming techniques in a distributed environment? Do you want to maximize the reuse and maintainability of your code? Then this book is for you.

This book includes Component-based Scalable Logical Architecture (CSLA) .NET 3.6, a widely-used framework on which you can base your application development. By using the concepts and framework in the book, you can focus more on your business issues and less on technology. more »
.Net Framework 4.5 Expert Programming Cookbook
Explores the advanced features of core .Net concepts in step-by-step detail. Understand great ways to enhance your website by securing against cross-site scripting attacks, enabling third party authentications, and embedding maps. Covers interesting real world projects with ASP.net, Silverlight, ADO.net, and Entity Framework. more »
Pro Visual C++/CLI and the .NET 3.5 Platform
Pro Visual C++/CLI and the .NET 3.5 Platform is about writing .NET applications using C++/CLI. While readers are learning the ins and outs of .NET application development, they will also be learning the syntax of C++, both old and new to .NET. Readers will also gain a good understanding of the .NET architecture. This is truly a .NET book applying C++ as its development language—not another C++ syntax book that happens to cover .NET. more »
Introducing Visual C# 2010
The book gradually builds up your knowledge, using the concepts you have already grasped to support those that come next. You will explore all the core areas of the C# language and the .NET Framework on which it runs. Particular attention is paid to the creation of Web and Windows applications and data access - danger zones where novice programmers often go awry in their early coding attempts.

Introducing Visual C# 2010 is a comprehensive primer. Even if you have no previous programming experience, you can have confidence in the fact that you'll be able to build well constructed web and Windows applications of your own once you have finished reading this book. more »
Sams Teach Yourself More Visual Basic .NET in 21 Days
Sams Teach Yourself More Visual Basic.NET in 21 Days provides step-by-step coverage of the most important new features of Visual Basic.NET and .NET that will allow programmers to begin creating rich Web applications and Web Services. Intermediate programmers gain the knowledge and skills to be able to design professional Windows applications and Web services. See how to use previous VB skills in this new environment. 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 »
Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Programming Cookbook
Write NAV programs to do everything from finding data in a table to integration with an instant messenger client. Develop your own .NET code to perform tasks that NAV cannot handle on its own. Work with SQL Server to create better integration between NAV and other systems. Learn to use the new features of the NAV 2009 Role Tailored Client. Easy-to-read recipes with detailed explanations and images. Maximize your learning with short tutorials that tell you exactly what you need to know without all of the fluff. more »
Migrating to iPhone and iPad for .NET Developers
Migrating to iPhone and iPad for .NET Developers helps .NET programmers get started creating iPhone and iPad apps using the iOS software development kit. Start with a crash course on development using iOS. Then, find out whether you want to use Xcode instead of Visual Studio, and prepare yourself for the migration from C# to Objective-C! You'll learn how your existing .NET skills can map most efficiently to the iOS development environment. more »
NHibernate 3.0 Cookbook
NHibernate is an innovative, flexible, scalable, and feature-complete open source project for data access. Although it sounds like an easy task to build and maintain database applications, it can be challenging to get beyond the basics and develop applications that meet your needs perfectly.

The NHibernate Cookbook explains each feature of NHibernate 3.0 in detail through example recipes that you can quickly apply to your applications. Set yourself free from stored procedures and inline SQL. Quite simply, if you build .NET applications that use databases, this book is for you. more »