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Building Websites with DotNetNuke 5 (a review)

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Several weeks ago I was approached by Packt Publishing to review the latest DotNetNuke book, Building Websites with DotNetNuke 5 by Michael Washington and Ian Lackey, which I agreed to do.

What I intend to do in this review is to give you an idea of what is inside this book, compare what I read to what the outside cover of the book says you will get, and finally end with a few comments of my own that are completely opinion based.… Read the rest

ASP.NET MVC in Action

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The Model-View-Controller pattern—universally known as MVC—provides a stable, testable approach to web application development by separating the major functions—or concerns—of an application into independently defined roles.

ASP.NET MVC in Action is a comprehensive guide to MVC-based development using this powerful framework.… Read the rest

iText IN ACTION – Creating and Manipulating PDF

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While this isn’t specifically targeted at iTextSharp, which we’ve been covering in recent posts, this is really the closest book you are going to find on the subject.

The basics are the same.  Keep in mind that the main difference is that setPropertyName and getPropertyName methods have been changed to .NET style properties (versus Java style) where it makes sense.  Method names start with a capital letter in iTextSharp, and event wiring is a little funky (we’ll get to that later).… Read the rest

ASP.NET/VB.NET – Video Training

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  • Master the leading internet Web application programming languages
  • Includes 5 levels of ASP.NET focusing on everything from server side programming concepts to globalization and data-binding
  • Learn ASP.NET and VB.NET debugging procedures
  • Includes 7 levels of VB.NET Visual Basic.NET programming levels
  • Learn about everything from VB.NET error handling to polymorphism and upgrading applications to VB.NET

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Friday Books – Silverlight 2 in Action

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SilverLightInAction ***When you purchase the Print book, you can download a PDF copy from Manning Publications at no additional charge***

Microsoft describes Silverlight as a "cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web." That’s a really boring description for a really exciting new technology.… Read the rest